Working days: 9:00-18:00

Best garlic varieties to grow in South Africa

In our 10-year history, we’ve tested various varieties and have now selected the two best-performing garlic types for the South African market, chosen for their superior growth and sales performance.

Features:

  • Well adapted to South African Conditions
  • Easy grower
  • Very popular with Consumers
  • Outstanding Shelf Life

Characterictcs:

  • Growing Time: 7 months
  • Potential Yield: 6 tons per hectare
  • Family: Soft-neck

Flavor:

Less pungent than Egyptian Pink, loses some flavor over time

Features:

  • Well adapted to South African Conditions
  • Easy grower
  • Very popular with Consumers
  • Outstanding Shelf Life

Characterictcs:

  • Growing Time: 7 months
  • Potential Yield: 6 tons per hectare
  • Family: Soft-neck

Flavor:

Sharp, pungent, and spicy when raw; mild and savory when cooked

HAND-PICKED SEED

All inferior seeds are removed by hand, for a superior crop.

Best Varieties for SA

The seed varieties are well-suited to South African climatic conditions

Phone Crop Coaching

Receive free crop care coaching throughout the growing season.

Connect with buyers

Connect buyers and sellers of garlic, helping farmers sell their produce.

Will help you to start growing garlic

We will provide free consultation over the phone and assist with selecting the right seed variety.

Ask you a few clarifying questions and, based on your budget and preferences, will develop an optimal cultivation strategy.

Advise you on potential cost savings.

Provide you information on delivery options or explain where you can pick up the product."


Or call us

Weekdays from 9:00 to 18:00

 Jacques Terblanche

Head garlic farming consultant

Graceland garlic seeds - №1 supplier of cloves and bulbs for planting

Garlic has a very specific planting window. It should be planted in the summer northern, eastern parts of South Africa February/March and in the western Cape in April. Graceland Garlic advises to plant at the right time for best results and offers growing instructions with all orders.

 

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