Italian Late – All Large Cloves (Artichoke) Seed Bulb

$7.95 incl. GST

ALL LARGE CLOVES – A new subspecies of Italian Late – with all huge cloves (no tiny inner clove set). Taken from a single mutant bulb 6 years ago and now produces consistent bulbs with only large cloves.

For those that love artichokes but dislike the wasted inner set of tiny cloves produced in Artichokes – this is an amazing garlic.  Great Italian essential to slow cooked winter dishes.  Sharp, piquant flavours with a creamy richness that stands up to robust Italian ingredients. Despite its sharpness – it caramelises beautifully, giving a wonderful combination of sweet and sharp at the same time.  Sharp and lively when raw – but strong and nutty cooked.

Origin:  Breed by Tasmanian Gourmet Garlic
Garlic seed bulb size:  50mm – 80mm (diameter)
Natural storage: 7-9 mths+
Plantable Cloves per Bulb:  7-12
Harvest:  Mid-Season Harvest, when died back to 6 green leaves
Flavour intensity:  4.4/5
Heat intensity:  4.5/5
Flavour characteristics: Strong, sharp, piquant, rich and creamy
Culinary:  Sautee & Slow Food
Climate:  Mediterranean, Warm Temperate, Cool Temperate, Cold Climate
Regions:  NSW, ACT, VIC, TAS, SA, WA and QLD – but cooler, elevated regions
Growth cycle:  6.5 – 7.5 months
Bulb Arrangement:  2-3 Layers, often oval to round bulbs
Clove Shape:  Large irregular shape on outer layer, smaller in inner two layers

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