Photo courtesy of Van Bloem Gardens

Allium Sativum 'Elephant'

Garlic

Forms long, narrow flat leaves, white flowers on a tall stalk and an edible, stongly scented bulb divided into bulbets or cloves, contained in a whitish skin. This variety is known for its extremely large bulbs.

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Height:

12-16 in

Interesting Notes:

Gophers love garlic; protect your beds with gopher wire or traps.

Garlic Growing and Maintenance Tips

Plant 3 - 4 inches deep some 6 to 8 inches apart in fall, about 4-6 weeks before the first hard freeze in order to establish roots. Can also be spring planted.

Allium Sativum 'Elephant' Characteristics

Attributes

  • Fragrant

Critter Resistance

  • Rabbit Resistant
  • Deer Resistant

Exposure

  • Sun Tolerant

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Medium

Nature Attraction

  • Hummingbirds

Soil Moisture Needs

  • Average