Garlic Carcassonne Seed – 2 or 4 Bulbs (Hardneck)


Grow your own Carcassonne Garlic! This pink-cloved hardneck garlic thrives in the UK climate, boasting exceptional vigour and a strong, unique flavour. Easy to plant from September to December. Shipping starts in late September – order now to add this remarkable garlic to your garden.

Shipping starts in late October– order now to bring this exceptional garlic to your garden.

IMPORTANT – Your order will be shipped as one so if you order additional items they will not be shipped into your garlic is ready to be shipped.

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Grow Your Own Carcassonne Garlic (Allium sativum var. ophioscorodon)

Experience the delight of cultivating Carcassonne Garlic in your garden. Known for its pink cloves and robust growth, this hardneck variety is a top performer in the UK, offering exceptional flavour and character.

Why You’ll Love Carcassonne Garlic:

  • Exceptional Vigour: Thrives in the UK climate, showing great growth and resilience.
  • Distinctive Flavour: Offers a strong, superior taste with a unique bouquet and character, perfect for a variety of dishes.
  • Rich History: This variety likely arrived in Carcassonne with pilgrims travelling from the east to Compostela, adding a touch of history to your garden.

Planting Instructions:

When to Plant:

  • Autumn to Early Winter: September to December

How to Plant:

  • Location: Choose well-drained soil in a sunny spot.
  • Soil Preparation: Improve drainage with well-rotted manure or compost. For heavy soils, consider raised beds.
  • Planting Depth: Plant cloves 2cm (1″) deep.
  • Spacing: Space cloves 10cm (4″) apart with 45cm (18″) between rows.
  • Care: Water regularly, but avoid overwatering. Keep the area weed-free to allow the garlic to thrive.

Tips for Best Results:

  • Avoid Waterlogging: Ensure the soil remains well-drained.
  • Storage: Store harvested bulbs in a cool, dark place for long-lasting freshness.
  • Uses: Ideal for adding strong, unique flavour to soups, sauces, and a variety of dishes.

Start growing your own Carcassonne Garlic and enjoy the satisfaction of harvesting these flavourful bulbs from your garden. Order your garlic bulbs today and get ready to plant from September!

Additional Information:

Botanical Name: Allium sativum var. ophioscorodon
Common Name: Carcassonne Garlic
Horticultural Group: Creole
Origin: Languedoc, southwest France & Catalonia, Spain
Cloves per Bulb: 8-12 (estimated)
Expected Bulb Size: 40-60mm (estimated)
Planting Season: September to December
Harvest Time: June to July
Storage Tips: Keep in a cool, dry place with good air circulation

Embrace the rich history and robust flavour of Carcassonne Garlic in your garden. Perfect for gardeners who appreciate strong, unique garlic varieties.

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Bulb Qty

1, 2, 4