Hood River Garlic 1/2 Pound Variety Pack:
If you would like to try growing several different types of garlic: Hood River Garlic Variety Packs are for you!
The 1/2 pound Variety Pack: we realize that some of our gardeners have small lawns and gardens so we offer a 1/2 pound Variety Pack. Perfect for the beginner gardener or garlic enthusiast who just wants to try to grow your own!
1/2 Pound Variety Pack: $14.75.
1/2 Pound Variety Pack Description:
Turban Blossom – Turban hardneck variety. This early harvest variety makes a great garlic to bring to market; they are a real treat after sorting through last years left over garlic. The Turban horticultural group is named for the umbel capsule that resembles a true turban. Turbans are a sub group of the Artichoke group; they have weak scapes and are quick to bolt.
Turban Blossom garlic characteristics: 8-10 cloves per bulb. 42-50 cloves per pound. Early harvest. Stores 6 – 7 months. Recommended for Zones 2 to 10. Produces scapes. Medium to hot.
Silver White – Silverskin softneck variety. Silverskins can grow in varied climates: from maritime, cool wet winters to arid, hot dry winters. In storage, they can handle more humidity than other softnecks, making them some of the longest storing garlic of all. The bulb skins are white with hints of pink and the flavor is spicy.
Silver White Garlic characteristics: 9-10 cloves per bulb • 60 to 75 cloves per pound • Mid to late harvest. Stores 8 to 10 months! • Zones 4 to 10 • Does not produce scapes • Hot