Touchstone Garden Centre
Hours of Trade
Monday to Saturday
9am to 5pm
Sunday 9am to 4pm
Closed Xmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year Day, Easter Friday, Anzac morning
129A Ormond Road, Gisborne

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  • White – most common
  • Elephant – larger, mild flavour
  • Red – red skinned

Cultural Requirements:

  • Soil
    Well cultivated and well drained soil essential
    Add Organic Compost at time of preparation
  • Fertiliser
    General Garden Food – 200g/m² prior to planting
  • Planting
    May to June
    Harvest mid December when tops fall over
    Plant cloves 5-8 cm deep, 10cm apart


  • Harvest in midsummer when tops fall over
  • Lift and dry thoroughly in a well ventilated sunny area for 1-2 weeks
  • Once dry, hang in bundles of 6-8 in a dark, ventilated place
  • Keeps up to 1 year

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