Italian Purple
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Italian Purple

Type: Hardneck            Origin: Italy
Group: Rocambole
Cloves: 8-9        Stores: 4-5 months

The basic Italian hard stem, also called Gambino or Easy Peel. It has medium-large red-hued bulbs with easy to peel cloves that are ideal for Mediterranean cooking. Flavor is strong but not overly hot. Widely grown in the Ohio Valley where it is a favorite for home-cooked Italian dishes.This Rocambole is believed to be the same strain used by the Romans to treat battle wounds.


 $5 each      $14/ half lb.    $25/ lb.     

Italian Purple

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