Produce a hard flowering spike. Cloves form around a central stem. Varietiesinclude: Purlpe Moldovan, Lautrec Wight, Chesnok Wight, Red Czech & Red Duke Wight (new). Plant harneck garlic types typically in the Autumn for harvest end of June - July. Lautrec Wight suitable for planting until early Spring.
Produce a softer stem with no flowering spike, typically more cloves to a bulb, bunched together in tight circles. Varieties include: Early and Extra Early Purple Wight, Albigensian Wight, Provence Wight, Picardy Wight, Iberian Wight, Tuscany Wight & Solent Wight. Plant September to March - end of April for Picardy Wight.
Growing Garlic in Pots
Garlic can be successfully grown in pots. Use a fresh standard growing medium. Typically plant 3 cloves to a 6" pot, 6 to an 8" pot and 8 - 10 to a 10" pot. Be sure to use pots with at least 6" depth to allow adequate freedom for the roots. Keep well watered and stand outside on a patio or window ledge.
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