A strong flavoured garlic, which has a distinct pinkish hue in its appearance. Adapted
to cooler and wetter conditions, will grow anywhere in the UK. It is easy for any gardener to grow good garlic. It grows well over most of the UK provided it is grown in free draining soil, that is not too acid (pH levels should be over 6.7) and kept well watered and weed free.
Picardy wight is a strong flavoured garlic that has a distinct 'pink' hue in appearance.
Cloves: 12 - 16 cloves per bulb (Price per bulb)
Expected size: 40-60mm
Horticultural Group: Silverskin
Planting: November to March
Harvesting: Late July
Where to Sow
Plant the cloves 20-40mm deep, 12 to 15 cm apart, in rows 30 to 45cm apart root down,
pointed end up into free draining soil. Keep it watered from April through to approximately July 20th .
What to do Next
Harvest should follow as soon as the plants bend over, go "weak at the knees", in the following three weeks, no later. Dig carefully under the plants with a fork or spade,
lift the garlic and hang or place in trays in a warm, dry place – a conservatory, glass
house, poly tunnel or open covered area with free air movement.