Performs well in cold climates and is said to be more tolerant of wet conditions compared to other garlic varieties. Produces a tall vigorous plant with dark green leaves. Scape removal is important for maximum bulb size.
Bulbs are somewhat uniform with large cloves as is typical of porcelain garlics. Bulbs have 4 to 6 cloves and store for around 6 months.
Susan Delafied is one of the most flavourful and hottest porcelains. Excellent for spicy dishes.
Listed in the Seeds of Diversity Canada catalog of heritage varieties.