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Garlic Elephant hardneck

One hulk of a hardneck

Garlic Elephant hardneck

One hulk of a hardneck

  • Tastes like garlic, but is really a leek
  • Easy to peel
  • Stores well
  • Bulbs are usually over a pound
  • Approx. 10 cloves per bulb
#99538
Out Of Stock Sorry Cannot ship to
AE AK GU HI ID PR WA
Product Description
Elephant looks and tastes like a mild hardneck variety, but much, much larger! In reality, it's actually a leek with delicious, mild garlic-like flavor. Very easy to peel and keeps very well. Bulbs average 10 cloves and often weight over a pound! Sorry, cannot ship to ID or WA.
Product Details
  • Botanical Name: Allium ampeloprasum 'Elephant Garlic'; Family: Liliaceae (Lily Family)
  • Season: Fall
  • Sun/Shade: Full sun.
  • Height: 4 - 5 inches.
  • Spacing: 4 inches between plants; 8 - 24 inches between rows.
  • Zone: 3 - 9 (-30° F.) Annual.
  • Spread: 3 inches.
  • Foliage: Onion-like green foliage.
  • Depth: 2 inches.
  • Days to Maturity: 120 days.
  • Fruit: Each bulb averages 10 huge cloves. Big, but mild.
  • Soil Preference: Loose, organic, well-drained soil.
  • Growth Rate: Moderate growth rate.
  • Form: Perennial. Garlic.
  • Size: 3 - 4 inches.
  • Restricted States: AE AK GU HI ID PR WA
Shipping Information

Orders for in-stock seeds and hardgoods are typically shipped within 5 business days.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping timeframes outlined below:

2018 Fall Shipping Schedule
Zones All Perennials, Bulbs & Potted Plants
1A - 6B 9/14/18 - 10/26/18
7A - 10B 8/31/18 - 11/09/18
Last Order
Date
Zones 1-6: 10/22/2018
Zones 7-10: 11/5/2018

2018 Insects Shipping Schedule
    Zones     Lacewings, Lady Beetles &
Encapsulated Earthworms
Nematodes
1A 5/4/18 - 11/2/18 5/11/18 - 11/2/18
1B - 2A 5/11/18 - 11/2/18 5/11/18 - 11/2/18
2B - 3B 4/27/18 - 11/2/18 4/27/18 - 11/2/18
4A - 6A 4/13/18 - 11/2/18 4/13/18 - 11/2/18
6B - 7A 4/6/18 - 11/2/18 4/6/18 - 11/2/18
7B - 8B 3/9/18 - 11/2/18 3/9/18 - 11/2/18
9A - 10B 2/23/18 - 11/2/18 2/23/18 - 11/2/18
Last Order Date 10/29/2018 10/29/2018

Shipping Note:

The type of product you order or the weather in our area or yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule.

Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until fully dormant for optimum stress protection.

In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your order—via the U.S. Postal Service or United Parcel Service. Large orders may be shipped in more than one package.

Please note that we cannot ship outside of the continental United States.

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