Garlic - Picone Purple

Allium Sativum var ophioscorodon

Picone purple harvest shows the slight purple colour coming through in the rhizomes

Heirloom hardneck variety of garlic that produces plump bulbs of excellant rich flavoured cloves early in the season. Performs very well in the Subtropics. Medium heat and a strong flavour make this a favourite variety to grow by home gardeners. The cloves have purple streaks and are surrounded by a thick outer layers of purplish-white papery wrappers. Plant in late March to harvest in September.

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Specifications of Garlic - Picone Purple

Preferred Climate Subtropical, Warm TemperateLearn About Climate Zones

Grown From SeedlingLearn About Propagation Methods

Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) 0-1m

Plants required to Pollinate 1 (Self Pollinating)Learn about Pollination

Can it Handle Frosts? Sometimes

Amount of leaves in Winter? No Leaves (Deciduous)

Quarantine Restrictions to these Areas WA

Suitability in Pots Yes

Water Requirements Moderate Watering

Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest First Year

Sun or Shade Full (Sun:80%-100%)

Preferred Soil Type Perfect Drainage (Sand/Volcanic)

Soil pH Neutral (6.6-7.3pH)

Fruiting/Harvest Months August, September, October

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