Allium sativum

A strong growing variety that produces large bulbs and cloves with a medium-strong flavour. The purple colour is produced by the antioxidant pigment anthocyanin which provides many health benefits.

  • Growing Tip: Plant 15-30cm apart, in rich, well drained soil. Water regularly during the growing season.
  • Position: Full sun
  • Height / Spacing: 30-50cm
  • Lifespan: Annual
  • Superfood: Superfoods are thought to contain antioxidants and nutrients that may help prevent many common diseases and illnesses. Add them to your diet and feel the difference.
  • Harvest: Lift bulbs once the leaves have died down. Dry in the sun for a few days before storing.
  • Planting Guide: Cultivate soil to a depth of at least 15cm, mixing in compost and a complete fertiliser at the recommended rates. Use a quality potting mix if planting in containers.
  • Range: Superfood 100mm Thumbs Up

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