Solent Wight seed calendar

Solent Wight Seed
(2 or 4 Bulbs)

Allium Sativum (Softneck) - The original Isle of Wight garlic, particularly well suited to our UK climate. Our best garlic in terms of overall eating and keeping quality. Hard dense bulbs that exude a presence of their own. Long keeping – to April and beyond. Elegant bouquet that retains its flavour during cooking. Large, white bulbs that are easy to plait. Most attractive garlic plaited and hung in the kitchen. Robust flavours 7/ 10 on the 'Boswell Heat Scale'


Horticultural Group: Silverskin.
Origines: Auvergne
Cloves: 4-18 cloves/bulb.
Expected size: 50-80mm.
Planted: October to March. (January planting best but will crop well from end of March planting)
Harvested: July to August.


Two Bulbs £5.95

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Four Bulbs £9.95

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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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