Botanic name: Allium sativum
Health Benefits of Purple Garlic
Garlic has good levels of Vitamin C, high levels of iodine and is a good source of vitamin B6.
Garlic helps ease cold symptoms and also has antiviral and antibacterial properties.
Purple Garlic Growing Information
Purple Garlic is best grown in a sunny position in well drained soil.
Water and fertilise regularly during the growing season.
The bulbs should be lifted in late Summer once the foliage has died down.
Dry in the sun for a few days before storing.