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Early Italian Garlic

Available Spring 2017

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Description

Great for braiding! This early-season, soft-necked variety has a smooth white paper over purple-tinted cloves. Mild flavor enhances soups, sides, and other home-cooked favorites. Fast-spreading growth habit. Stores well. Open pollinated. Organic! Harvest when lower leaves turn brown. Matures in 90-150 days.

A half-pound set of garlic contains approximately 4 bulbs. Each bulb contains several cloves for planting. Actual quantity may vary depending on bulb size.

Characteristics

Bloom Color Pink, White
Fruit Color Purple
Fruit Size Medium - Large
Pollination Self-pollinating
Ripens/Harvest 90-150 Days
Shade/Sun Full Sun
Soil Composition Loamy
Soil Moisture Well Drained
Soil pH Level 6.2 - 7.5
Taste Mild
Texture Firm
Years to Bear 1
Zone Range 3 - 9

Zone Compatibility

This Variety's Zone Range 3 - 9
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The USDA hardiness zones offer a guide to varieties that will grow well in certain climates. Each zone corresponds to the minimum winter temperatures experienced in a given area. Make sure that your hardiness zone lies within the zone compatability range of this variety before ordering.

Recommended Pollinators

This variety is self pollinating.

In many cases, you may still want to plant pollinating partners to increase the size of your crops, but with self-pollinating varieties doing so is optional. You'll get fruit with only one plant!

Tools & Supplies

Having the proper tools and supplies when growing your own can make the difference between a good harvest and a great harvest! Here's a list that our experts recommend for this variety.

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Early Italian Garlic
I was not able to make grow long enough to produce garlic...could just be me..
May 19, 2016
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1 year ago
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