Garlic (hardneck)

Garlic 'Lautrec Wight'

Garlic (hardneck) - Garlic  'Lautrec Wight'

Common Name: Garlic (hardneck)
Genus: Garlic
Cultivar: 'Lautrec Wight'

Category: Fruit & Vegetables
Growth Rate: Average

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 0.30 m (30 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sunSpread: 0.15 m (15 cm)

Soil Type: Normal/Loam or Sandy/Light or Chalky/Alkaline
Soil Moisture: Dry, well drained or Moist, but well drained
Sow Spacing: 15.0 cm
Harvest: August & September
Months to Plant Outside: November to March

Originating from the town of Lautrec in south western France this is a classic hardneck garlic. It produces handsome white-skinned bulbs of smooth flavoured deep pinky-purple cloves which are ideal for livening up many of your favourite dishes. It is widely regarded by the French to be one of the best varieties.

  • Garden care: Plant from November to early march (if frost permits). Space the cloves 15cm apart in rows 30cm apart. Uproot as soon as the leaves start to fade and dry the bulbs before use.

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