| Lorz Italian Garlic |
| Allium sativum sativum 'Lorz Italian'|
| Uses: Culinary/Medicinal
|| Duration: Perennial (hardy in zones 3-8) |
| When to Sow: Late Summer/Early Fall
Vigorous large-bulbed variety originally brought to the U.S. from Italy by the Lorz family in the 1800s. Bulbs have 12-19 cloves in 3-5 overlapping layers, an arrangement that resembles a true artichoke. It has a great, strong flavour that sometimes can be hot. Tolerates heat well.