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August 23, 2009

Autumn planting garlic

Filed under: Uncategorized — TopVeg @ 8:10 am

Lautrec Wight is an autumn planting garlic:

autumn planting Lautrec Wight

autumn planting Lautrec Wight

  • a hardneck garlic (Rocambole in the USA)
  • very pretty
  • white outer skin
  • deep pink cloves
  • harvest July

In the spring these garlic send up a scape (stalk)

  • also called Garlic Scapes or  Rocamboles
  • these tender green shoots form at the top of the stiff flower stems of hardneck garlic
  • add flavour to  stir-fries, soups, salads, chopped and sautéed in butter and added to mashed potatoes or omelettes

Lautrec Wight autumn planting garlic will not take up much room and is worth growing.

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