Elephant Garlic Seed (6 or 12 Cloves)

Allium ampeloprasum (Hardneck): A fun member of the allium family, Elephant garlic can grow, with adequate water, to 150mm across and weigh over a kilo. Occurring in the wild in parts of Western Europe and in the UK along the Cornish coast. Roast it and impress your friends. It has a warm mild garlic flavour but is increasingly popular with those who like to make a statement in their cooking.

Horticultural Group: -
Origines: Western Europe
Cloves: 3 - 8 cloves/ bulb (estimated)
Expected size: 70 - 150mm (estimated)
Planted: September - February (Best results October - November)
Harvested: June-July

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We ensure your Seed Garlic will arrive in good time for planting and aim to dispatch Seed Orders from Early-October onwards, dependent on the garlic varieties you have ordered.
PLEASE NOTE: If ordering Seed Products and Non-Seed Products together your entire order will not be dispatched until your Seed Products are ready.
If you require Non-Seed Products sooner, please place two separate orders (one for Seed and one for non-Seed products).
Please do not order Green Garlic, other seasonal Fresh Garlic or Elephant Garlic (eating) products along with Seed Products.

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Six Cloves £8.95

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Twelve Cloves £14.95

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  • Growers Tips

The basics: Plant your garlic in an area which will receive maximum sunlight hours. Place the cloves 3 – 4cm below the surface, root down (pointy end up) 6 inches apart. Water your garlic during dry periods, stopping watering completely during the last few weeks. Harvest when the lower leaves start to yellow and fold. Mid May – mid August depending on variety and location.


Click here for our detailed garlic growing instructions and our month by month garlic grower’s guide.

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