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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!
Please note: Please note: All 1/2 Pound Variety Packs ordered now will be shipped starting the first week of October, 2022. Thanks!

1/2 Pound Variety Pack: $15.00.

1/2 Pound Variety Pack Description:

  • Chesnok Red Purple Stripe hardneck variety. Originated from Shvelisi, Achakiche Province, in the southern region of the Republic of Georgia, AKA “Shvelisi”. According to one of our nice customers, the word “Chesnok” means garlic in Russian. The Purple Stripe horticultural group has been awarded the “best baked garlic” by Martha Stewart, Sunset Magazine and Rodale Press. Chesnok Red truly maintains its flavor after cooking and it is consistent producer. A superior varietal that should be in all garlic lovers’ gardens.
    Chesnok Red Garlic characteristics: 10 – 12 cloves per bulb. 50 – 60 cloves per pound. Late harvest. Stores 5 – 6 months. Small bulbs store the longest. [Hot] Recommended for Zones 1-9.
  • Chet’s Italian Red – Artichoke softneck variety. Discovered by Chet Stevenson in a feral garden in Tonasket, Washington, AKA “Chet’s Italian Purple”. Chet’s may be a close cousin to Oregon Blue and Early Italian Red. All of which were discovered in the Pacific Northwest. A high yielding variety for Oregon and Washington gardeners. Pleasant when eaten raw: the flavor is mild, with good character. In colder winter climates, the taste may generate more heat.
  • Chet’s Italian Red – Garlic characteristics: 8-10 cloves per bulb. 65-75 cloves per pound. Early harvest. Stores 5-6 months. Recommended for Zones 3-10. Mild to medium