Albigensian Garlic

Lovely flavour, ideal for vegetable & fish dish recipes. (S)

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Key Facts

albigensian garlic seeds

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Background

Albigensian Garlic is great if you would like a very easy to grow garlic that stores well

  • Ideal location – balcony, patio or vegetable garden. (Or possibly unused spare room with extra light)
  • Very nice flavour.
  • Ideal for vegetable and fish dishes. (Or when roasted).
  • Days from seed to harvest – about 90 to 120 (3 to 4 months)
  • About 60 cm high

Typical recipes

The Albigensian Garlic type is great if you would like a garlic that has a very nice flavour and will store well (i.e. in the same way as you might use garlic bought from a supermarket)

Because of its nice flavour it’s often used in vegetable and fish dishes. (Or when roasted)

For example:

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How to grow albigensian garlic

This type of Garlic is very easy to grow, but (like all garlics) it does tend to smell when growing – you won’t notice it outside (terrace, balcony, etc.) but will notice it indoors.

Quick Summary

This softneck variety prefers

  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: light sandy, rich fertile
  • Flowering Period: May, June
  • Hardiness: hardy
  • Height: 60cm (24in)
  • Spread: 15cm (6in)
  • Autumn planting

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Reviews

  1. Minze Vries

    If you’ve got space well worth growing. Lovely flavour

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