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A rare, exotic hardneck garlic with a super-hot taste. A must-have for any garlic lover.
Eastern Europe is indeed the land of hot and spicy garlic, and this beauty from the Czech Republic is no exception. Red duke is an attractive garlic, with bright white skin and plump purple cloves, but it’s the tangy, spicy flavour that will knock your socks off.
Sow in the autumn for a July-August harvest.
Semi-resistant to rust.
The red duke garlic bulbs are small? Red Duke garlic is one of the smaller garlic varieties you can grow, once the bulb has been broken and the cloves planted each clove will grow a small tightly packed bulb which produces an intensive strong flavour. If you prefer a larger bulb take a look at Solent Wight.
How many cloves does red duke garlic have? On average each bulb has 9 cloves. Our red duke garlic comes with 2 garlic bulbs which should provide you with 18 cloves to plant and grow.
Can I grow Red Duke garlic in pots? Yes, any and all garlic will perform well grown in a pot.
Red Duke Details
- Average Germination Time
- 7 - 14 Days
- Sowing Method
- Direct to Ground
- Grow in Greenhouse or Polytunnel
- Optional for Early Crop
- Packet Seed Count
- 2 Bulbs
- Average Number of Cloves Per Bulb
- 9 Cloves
- Type of Garlic
- Recommended Soil pH
- Suited for small space growing
Sow and Harvest Times