Garlic Solent Wight Seed – 2 or 4 Bulbs (Softneck)

£4.75£15.49

Experience the robust flavours of the Isle of Wight with Solent Wight Seed. This Allium sativum (Softneck) variety is perfect for the UK climate, producing large, white bulbs with 8-14 cloves each. Known for its excellent eating and keeping qualities, it retains its flavour during cooking and can be stored until April and beyond. Ideal for planting from October to March and harvesting from July to August.

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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Garlic Solent Wight Seed – 2 or 4 Bulbs (Softneck)

Enhance your garden and culinary creations with Solent Wight Seed, a premium variety of Allium sativum (Softneck). Originating from the Isle of Wight, this garlic is particularly well-suited to the UK climate, making it a reliable choice for home gardeners.

Key Features:

  • Horticultural Group: Silverskin
  • Origin: Auvergne
  • Cloves per Bulb: 8 – 14 (estimated)
  • Expected Bulb Size: 50 – 60mm (estimated)
  • Planting Season: October to March (best results from January planting)
  • Harvest Time: July to August
  • Flavor Profile: Robust flavors, rated 7/10 on the ‘Boswell Heat Scale’
  • Storage: Long keeping, up to April and beyond

Growing Instructions:

Solent Wight Garlic thrives in well-drained, neutral to alkaline soil with full sun exposure. For optimal growth, plant the cloves (pointy side up) 2cm deep and 15cm apart, with rows spaced 30cm apart. Water only during dry spells in spring and early summer, and avoid watering once the leaves start to yellow. Harvest during a dry period by gently loosening the roots with a fork before lifting the garlic.

Benefits:

  • Versatile Culinary Use: Perfect for adding robust flavours to a variety of dishes.
  • Long Shelf Life: Keeps well until April and beyond, ensuring a steady supply of fresh garlic.
  • Aesthetic Appeal: Large, white bulbs that are easy to plait and hang in the kitchen, adding a rustic charm.
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Bulb Qty

1, 2, 4