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Allium ampeloprasum var. ampeloprasum
Synonyms: A. ampeloprasum

Common Name(s): Elephant garlic
Family: Liliaceae
Growth Habit: Perennial
Growing Days: 120 to 150 (days)
Abs.Max=81° (F)    Opt.Max=75° (F)
Opt.Min=64° (F)    Abs.Min=43° (F)
Precipitation: 30 to 43 (in.)
Winter Minimum:
Soil pH: 4.5 to 7.5
Soil Texture/Type: Medium textured organic soils
Soil Drainage: Well
Photoperiod Response: Long day
Light Intensity: Clear
Prefers well drained medium to shallow soils with high fertility. Low salt tolerance. Yellow dwarf virus.
Crop not found in disease search.
Food - vegetable, Additive - flavoring


Geographical Origin:
Northern Africa, Arabian peninsula, Southeastern/southwestern Europe, Western Asia, Northern Europe
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