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  • hi i'm new to this site. but i've been growing for many years now. i just wondered if anyone could help me. this year is the first tims i've tried to grow elephant garlic, at the moment i have them in a heated green house. i just wondered if anyone could tll me the lowest temp they will survive at. my greenhouse is heated at about 20'c at the moment but i would like to harden them off so they can go outside.

  • They are completely hardy and should go outside as soon as possible because it needs a month of under 10 degrees c to divide otherwise it'll be one big bulb.
  • Alan4711Alan4711 LincolnshirePosts: 1,572

    Rusty i planted my garlick out in wet cold muddy Dec/Jan and they are doing great as Jon24ty said they need cold weather or there no good dont molly em it wont work,get em out.




  • WelshonionWelshonion Posts: 3,114

    20 degrees, that's warmer than we keep our house!

  • Matty2Matty2 Posts: 4,817

    Garlic needs a period of cold to help it split into cloves, they really do not need heat. They need about 30 days with temps below 10c. I would say plant out now BUT as yourr garlic will have very soft growth if you can put it in a cold frame to accustom it to outside that would help. You may find that you only have a couple of cloves aplant, hopefully more. Start to harden off now.

    Garlic is a tough plant.

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