Description

Included in the 1 lb (1/4 pound each type) and 2 lbs  – save 3% – 1/2 pound each) Variety Packs are four different varieties: A Purple Stripe hardneck, Silver White – Silverskin softneck, and an Artichoke softneck variety.

The Variety Packs contain 4 superb varieties for any gardener or chef.

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.

Montana Giant – Porcelain hardneck variety. Porcelain hardneck variety. This variety has a complex and subtle flavor and high allicin content. Very productive in cold winter climates. It has classic teardrop shaped bulbs that are characteristic of the Porcelain horticulture group.
Montana Giant Garlic characteristics: 4 – 6 large easy peeling cloves per bulb. 25 – 30 cloves per pound. Mid harvest. Stores 6 months. Medium – Hot.

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

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

Please note: All Variety Pack Garlic Seed orders placed now will be shipped starting in the first week of October. Thanks!

1 lb: $28.00.
2 lb: $52.50.