Garlic bulbs: Organic Rhapsody Wight bulbs. Allium sativum.
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The Rhapsody ORGANIC Isle of Wight garlic. This is a softneck early type. It can be sown from September to December with harvesting from June. Expected bulb size 5-8cms.
Large purple bulbs with wide leafy growth. Lifting themselves out of the ground as they grow as if to show off their deep purple streaking and mottling.
Rhapsody originates from Cadours, Tolouse.
How to grow
Prefers full sun and don’t allow to dry out completely, they do well in a fertile soil. If you soak the bulbs in liquid organic seaweed feed first and plant carefully using a trowel to get them into the hole they take of faster and stronger. Harvest from June on.
Open package upon receiving it. Store in a cool, ariy place until you’re ready to plant, like a cool shed or garage.
Prefers full sun and keep well watered in dry weather, they do well in a fertile soil.
Favourite ways to eat them
Garlic, so good for your health. If you don’t like the smell of garlic on your breath eat a sprig of fresh parsley. Well known for its antiseptic properties.
Garlic is one of our most ancient of crops, evidence suggests ancient civilisations around the mediterranean enjoyed it 5,000 years ago!
Approx 5-12 cloves per bulb.