Elephant Garlic Seed (6 or 12 Cloves)

Allium ampeloprasum: 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: 4 - 8 cloves/ bulb
Expected size: 80 - 150mm
Planted: September - February (Best results September - October)
Harvested: June

* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *
We ensure your Seed Garlic will arrive in good time for planting, and aim to dispatch Seed Orders; Late September – Early October, 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 or other seasonal products along with Seed Products.
* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *

Six Cloves £8.95

Quantity

Twelve Cloves £14.95

Quantity

  • 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.

Recipe Ideas

Black Garlic rolls

Black Garlic is a favourite ingredient for adding an intriguing umami flavour to all kinds of food from mayonnaise to...

Wild Garlic Pesto

Serves 4 – Prep time 15 – 20 mins. Dead simple, this wild garlic pesto is a refreshing change to...

Garlic Shakshuka

If you are the kind of person who likes to eat garlic for breakfast, lunch and dinner, let us introduce...