Garlic Rocombole Ruby

$13.00

Family: ALLIACEA

Genus & Species: Allium sativum

SHIPMENT DATE: APRIL – MAY (Garlic Onions and Strawberries are all sent once a year in April/May) Orders received will be placed on a first come first serve basis.

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Description

Heritage Status: New Zealand

Bio-Region of Origin: Southland
Quantity: Approximately 100 grams

Description: Rocombole type garlic which produces a flower head. Beautiful dark red
skinned garlic which is a strong  grower. Harvested in between the early rocombole types and the later artichoke types of garlic.

Planting Instructions: Garlic does best in light soils with good drainage and needs a sunny position. Enrich soil with well rotted manure, compost, lime and Nature’s Garden prior to planting. Plant on 10 to 12.5 cm diagonal spacings from April to May. Mulch after planting to help keep free of weeds

More planting information here