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  • elephant garlic cloves
  • Eventual height: 1.5m
  • Eventual spread: 0.3m

garlic 'Elephant Garlic'

elephant garlic cloves

2 cloves £3.99
2 cloves £3.99
  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: any soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    This is a great addition to any herbaceous border or vegetable bed. Each bulb is approximately 5-6 inches across and a single clove can be as large as a whole bulb of ordinary garlic. It's closely related to the leek, but elephant garlic has a much milder flavour - and is much sweeter than ordinary garlic.

    Please note: This garlic is supplied as cloves rather than heads (or bulbs).

  • Garden care: Plant the cloves (pointy side up) 2cm deep from September to December (if frost permits) at 30cm intervals. Subsequent rows should be spaced at 60cm intervals. Gently lift when the leaves start to yellow, and leave them on the surface of the soil (or in a bright shed) to ripen before storing them in a light, airy position, which is dry and frost free.

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