Germidour Garlic

Easy to grow, ideal for all recipes. (S)

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Key Facts

germidour garlic.

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Background

Germidour garlic is the ideal variety to grow if you would like the type of garlic you buy in a shop.

  • Ideal location – balcony, patio or vegetable garden. (Or possibly unused spare room with extra light)
  • Mild and sweet garlic flavour
  • Ideal for any recipe where you want a ‘garlic flavour’
  • Days from seed to harvest – about 90 to 120 (3 to 4 months)
  • About 60 cm high

Typical recipes

Very easy to grow it will give you your own homegrown garlic that can be used in any recipe where you want a ‘garlic flavour’

For example

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The above examples are very ‘garlic’ orientated, but the advantage of germidour garlic is that you can use it in exactly the same way as you would use garlic bought in a supermarket.

How to grow germidour garlic

The French Germidour 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

germidour garlic

This softneck variety produces large, white bulbs with a mild but still rich flavour.

  • Soil Type Fertile, Neutral
  • Scent Pungent
  • Site Full Sun
  • Moisture Moist but Well-drained
  • Height 60cm (24in)
  • Spacing 15cm (6in)
  • Sowing, Seeds, Planting Carefully split the bulb into individual cloves. Plant each clove at a depth of 2cm (1in) below the surface of the soil and 10cm (4in) apart, leaving 45cm (18in) between each row.
    Care Tips If your soil has the potential to become waterlogged then incorporate plenty of well-rotted manure or horticultural grit to improve drainage and feed the soil.
  • Flowering May – July
  • Harvesting Harvest June – July

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Reviews

  1. Minze Vries

    Great garlic to grow & lovely flavour. If you have some space well worth growing, as you will have lots of garlic ‘on tap’ and it will save you money

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