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These seeds should ideally be sown this season. All our packets have ‘Sow by Date’ guidance on them, this is the date the seeds should be sown in order to achieve the highest rate of germination. You will still see the same high-quality plants if sowing in seasons after the ‘Sow by Date’ but may see a reduction in germination rate

Garlic 'Mersley Wight' - 2 Bulbs

Marshalls Garden

Catalogue Code: 10406063

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Regular price £5.24
Enjoy the rewarding harvests of full-flavoured large garlics with outstanding vigour. Simply plant them up in free draining soil 6in (15cm) apart and 1-2in (2-5cm) deep and leave them over winter. Water from April and expect handsome harvests from July.

Key Features

  • Prefers full sun

Pack Contents: 2 Bulbs / Approx. 20-25 Cloves

Description

  • Softneck variety
  • Flavoursome

Enjoy the rewarding harvests of full-flavoured large garlics with outstanding vigour. Simply plant them up in free-draining soil 6in (15cm) apart and 1-2in (2-5cm) deep and leave them over winter. Water from April and expect handsome harvests from July.

Two full bulbs give around 20 cloves for planting which produce 20 full bulbs in summer the following year. That works out to be around 25p for every bulb of home-grown and flavoursome garlic.

Softneck and Hardneck Varieties

Garlic varieties can be classified into 2 distinct types, namely ‘Hardneck’ and ‘Softneck’.

The key distinction between hardneck and softneck varieties lies in their hardiness level. Hardneck types are very hardy, whereas softneck types are slightly less so. Interestingly, this translates to better storage capabilities for softneck varieties. The hardiness of hardneck types can be attributed to their closer relation to wild varieties.

Softneck varieties are often milder in flavour and easier to braid into bunches for storing.

'Hardneck' garlics boast a richer flavour and thrive in cold temperatures. They also produce a long flowering stem, called a 'Scape', which should be removed early to prevent energy from being diverted towards producing smaller bulbs. The scapes are easily identifiable by their curling form.

Both types thrive in the UK, but consider seeking out the Hardneck variety if you reside in the far North.

How you receive your garlic bulbs

Your garlic bulbs arrive to you in mesh bags so the individual bulbs are kept nicely together while air can get to them freely. This keeps them in the best condition they can be when they arrive to you.

Can’t plant straight away?

Garlic bulbs store really well given the right conditions. All you need to do is make sure they are kept in their mesh bags and hung up in a cool, dry place with good air circulation. A semi-heated or connected garage or a loft is perfect. Look to plant within a month.

Growing Calendar

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Delivery

We know how important your garden is to you. We've listened to our customers and introduced a new improved speedy delivery service, meaning Express delivery comes as standard.

*Orders to Northern Ireland have an automatic additional £3.00 delivery surcharge applied at checkout. 

Order TypeDelivery ChargeDelivery Charge
Seed only order£2.99If you purchase any other items you'll be charged the standard delivery rate of £5.99
Plants, bulbs & gardening accessories£5.99If we need to split your order into separate deliveries we'll only charge one delivery fee
Extra large or long plants & heavy items£9.99These are clearly displayed at check-out
Compost (and any other large or heavy items)£5.99

These items are subject to a delivery multiplier where orders containing 3 or 4 items will be subject to an additional £5.99 for every further 2 items added. This is automatically applied at check-out:

  • 1 - 2 bags £5.99
  • 3 - 4 bags £11.98
  • 5 - 6 bags £17.97
  • 7 - 8 bags £23.96
  • 9 - 10 bags £29.95

If you'd like more than 10 bags of compost please call our Customer Service team who can arrange for a bespoke competitive quote on 01480 774555 (standard network charges apply)

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Delivery to outside of Great Britain

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We now deliver to Northern Ireland, additional delivery surcharges automatically apply at checkout. 

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