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.
Music – Porcelain hardneck variety. Originated from Italy and brought to Canada in the 80’s by Canadian garlic grower: Al Music. It was named by the Ontario Garlic Growers Association in recognition of Mr. Music, AKA “Ontario Garlic”. It performs well in cold climates. Chef’s love its robust flavor and huge, easy to peel cloves. Music is always a huge producer and one of the most popular and favored garlic by many growers.
Music Garlic characteristics: 4 – 6 large easy peeling cloves per bulb. 25 – 30 cloves per pound. Mid harvest. Stores 6 months. Medium – Hot.
Transylvanian – Artichoke softneck variety. Wonderful garlic strains, may perform well in cold winter climates and warm winter climates. Softneck garlic varieties will store longer than hardneck garlic varieties, so always save the softnecks for later use. Transylvanian Garlic characteristics: 10 – 15 cloves per bulb. 85 – 95 cloves per pound. Early harvest variety. Stores 6 – 7 months. Recommended for Zones 2-10. Mild but spectacular flavor.
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 forth week of September. Thanks!
1 lb: $27.75.
2 lb: $52.50.