Deerfield purple is a beautiful purple stripe variety known for its uniformity, large bulb size, and outstanding flavor. Bulbs are covered in thin, white wrappers that are streaked with purple. Individual cloves are covered in blushed-tan skins with plum stripes. Flavor starts out mild and finishes with a bite of spice! Originally from Vietnam. There are approximately 48-60 cloves per lb. on average. Approximately 5-6 bulbs per pound. Virus free. Stores 6-8 months. Hardiness zones 3-8.