The garlic has a hot taste that lasts in the mouth.
Above ground, the plants’ leaves are dark green, and can grow as tall as 4 feet (1.2 metres) tall. The plant does well where winters are cold.
It belongs to the Porcelain sub-group of hardneck garlics.
Leningrad Porcelain Garlic entered North America from Russia via Gatersleben, Germany.