How to cope with rust on garlic video

How to cope with rust on garlic

In this video clip, Monty Don examines his crop of rust-affected garlic, and offers ways to deal with it.


Monty Don shows you how to identify rust fungus on garlic foliage and assesses how well different varieties have withstood it. Out of the four varieties he’s been growing – ‘Vallelado’, elephant garlic, ‘Germidor’ and ‘Cristo’, some have fared better than others. So if this fungal disease is a problem on your veg plot, check out this clip from Gardeners’ World to find out which varieties to plant this autumn. 
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