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botanical name:
Allium sativum 'Marco'
Allium sativum 'Marco' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Garlic 'Marco'
family:  Alliaceae
characteristics: perennial, scented/aromatic
height: 0.90m
width: 0.30m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bulb/corm
leaf colour: grey-green
flower colour: white
main season: Summer
edible symbol edible
medicinal symbol medicinal
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil
preferred soil pH: alkaline
minimum temp: -18°C
USDA zone: 3 to 10
Soft-neck garlic. Bulbs have white outer skins and cloves. Good strong flavour and stores well.

Best on well drained, light alkaline soil. Generally needs at least two months at cool temperatures in order to form a good bulb.
In the UK climate, not as strong growing as some other varieties.

From bulb cloves, planted about 10cm deep, preferably in autumn.

Edible vegetable.

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