my garlic is very small

I want good fat garlic

 

not puny cloves

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  • LoganLogan Posts: 2,532
    Buy big cloves to start with, plant in autumn put in a lot of compost image
  • ItalophileItalophile Posts: 1,730

    Yes, plant only the fattest, healthiest cloves. Seed garlic is best. 

  • chris 172chris 172 Posts: 403

    Hi you have to use the biggest cloves from the bulbs you use. I have used Solent white and only plant the big cloves from the bulb eat the rest.

    then when you grow and harvest do the same save the big cloves from your harvest to plant out

    happy gardening

  • Hi, I bought big fat garlic bulbs from Suttons, the plants looked really healthy and strong,but they've only produced puny walnut sized bulbs image  

  • WelshonionWelshonion Posts: 3,114
    Snap! I bought garlic from IoW. Planted the biggest cloves, as I always do, and I have been rewarded with my worst harvest ever! Small heads and rust on every plant. The Elephant garlic from the same source has done really well. Onions and shallots (not from IoW) in the same bed have been excellent.
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