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Italian Late Garlic

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Description

Mid-season garlic with rich, pungent flavor. Highly productive variety yields large, white soft-neck bulbs. Tight skin encourages better keeping. Stores up to nine months. Disease-resistant. Open pollinated. Harvest when lower leaves turn brown. Matures in approximately 100 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 White
Fruit Size Medium - Large
Ripens/Harvest 100+ Days
Shade/Sun Full Sun
Soil Composition Loamy
Soil Moisture Well Drained
Soil pH Level 6.2 - 7.5
Taste Robust
Texture Firm
Years to Bear 1 - 2
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.

Size & Spacing

Mature Size

When your plant matures, it will be approximately 8 - 9" tall.

Recommended Spacing

We recommend spacing these plants 4 - 6" apart to ensure room for growth.

Pollination

Pollination is not required for this variety.

This variety does not require pollination to produce a harvestable crop.

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.

Planting & Care

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Shipping Information

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Why did you choose this?
Stark Bro's Store
This is my first time to plant garlic. I was looking for a variety that was fairly strong in flavor with good paper skins so that they will last a long time. This sounded like it fit the bill.
Bonn M on Mar 15, 2019
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Pamela B on Feb 17, 2019
This is my first time to plant garlic. I was looking for a variety that was fairly strong in flavor with good paper skins so that they will last a long time. This sounded like it fit the bill.
Bonn M on Mar 15, 2019
I've had good luck with the strain in the past, w/o overwintering - zone 6.
LARRY R on Mar 5, 2019
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Pamela B on Feb 17, 2019
We do a lot of home canning and use a lot of garlic
ROGER K on Mar 15, 2016
This is a good garlic and easy to grow
Alice F on Mar 8, 2016
I've had good luck with the strain in the past, w/o overwintering - zone 6.
LARRY R on Mar 5, 2019
We do a lot of home canning and use a lot of garlic
ROGER K on Mar 15, 2016
Can you buy garl??c now and store until the fall for planting?
Ruthie on May 8, 2016
BEST ANSWER: I suppose it's possible. I've planted garlic I harvested from my garden the previous year (if it hasn't dried out on me) and it does fine.
when should I plant it in Spring or Fall ?
Nadiya S on Jun 1, 2018
BEST ANSWER: I live in Louisiana and we usually plant garlic and onions in the fall and harvest them in the spring.
what is the best time to plant garlic?
Ruthie on Apr 25, 2016
BEST ANSWER: I have been told after I bought my garlic to plant it in the fall and harvest it the next summer
How do I know when garlic is ready for harvest?
Georgia R on May 14, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Look for yellow tops. Harvest when the tops begin to yellow and fall over, before they are completely dry.
I'm looking for a hot garlic?
David F on Mar 1, 2019
BEST ANSWER: There really isn't a "hot" garlic in terms of Scoville units, but some garlic varieties are much spicier/more intense than others. Italian Late is the spiciest variety we carry.

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