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garlic clove

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GOURMET VARIETIES 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Varieties & Descriptions

 

 

 

 

Music - Mid season.  Originated from Germany.  Produces high yields.  Very tolerant to cold.  White skinned with a blush of pink, its 6-8 cloves per head are easy to peel.  Good all-around garlic with a medium hot taste. A bit hotter than German White. [Continental]

Romanian Red -  Late season.  Originated from Romania.  Its 4-6 large cloves per head peel very easily and boast a hot, pungent taste with a healthy, long-lasting bite.  Maintains its flavor very well and is a superb garlic for medicinal purposes as it tests highest for allicin. [Continental]

Georgian Fire - Very late season.  Originated from the Republic of Georgia.  Has a clean white appearance, with
5-8 cloves.  As its name suggests, this is a hot one and excellent for salsas and other Mexican dishes.
[Continental]

 

 

 

 

 

German White - Mid season.  Originated from Germany.  Produces high yields.  Very tolerant to cold.  White skinned with a blush of pink, its 6-8 cloves per head are easy to peel.  Good all-around garlic with a medium hot taste. [Continental]

Italian - Mid season.  Originated from Italy.  Cloves peel easily and provide spicy, hot flavor with a pleasant non-sulfurous aftertaste. [Hardneck]

Italian Softneck - Early season. Originated from Southern Italy. Very productive softneck with a rich, medium hot flavor. Stores well.  [Softneck artichoke]

Spanish Roja - Mid season. Originated from Spain. Rated number one in taste-tests across the country. Excellent choice for the true garlic connoisseur.  [Rocambole]

Chesnok Red - Late season.  Originated from the Republic of Georgia.  Top cooking garlic that retains its flavor.  Exceptional for roasting. [Hardneck purple stripe]

Metechi -  Late season. Originated from the Republic of Georgia. 5-6 plump cloves with a full bodied flavor that lingers. [Hardneck purple stripe]

Xian -  Early season.  A very rare garlic which originated from northeastern China.  Taste is not too hot, but very rich.  This is one of Chester Aaron’s favorites and he was kind enough to give us a bulb to get started. [Hardneck purple stripe]

Elephant -  Late season. This extra-large garlic is closely related to the leek. 5-7 large cloves per bulb with mild garlic flavor.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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