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Red Duke Garlic Bulbs
  • Red Duke Garlic Bulbs

Red Duke

A rare, exotic hardneck garlic with a super-hot taste. A must-have for any garlic lover.

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    Allium sativum


    365 Days


    Hardy Bulb

  • Plant Size

    Height Up To 60cm (23.6in) Spread Up To 15cm (5.9in)

  • Hardiness & Longevity

    Hardy Bulb

  • Ideal For

    Kitchen Garden

  • Position In

    Full Sun


Red Duke Garlic Bulbs

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.

Common Questions

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. 

Sow and Harvest Times


Product Features

Germination Time
7 - 14 Days
Sowing Method
Direct to Ground
Grow in Greenhouse
Optional, for Early Crop
Number of Seeds Per Packet
2 Bulbs
Average Bulb Count
9 Cloves of Garlic
Type of Garlic
Recommended Soil pH
5.0 - 6.0
Suitble for Samll Space Gardening


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