Growing Garlic

DSCN0074We will include directions for growing garlic with each order but if you wish to read about growing garlic we recommend gourmetgarlicgardens.com. That and a lot more information is available on Bob’s site.

Varieties

“Warm Winter”

“Warm Winter”is our most popular variety, probably because these garlics have the best chance of producing good crops in much of the United States, even where the winters are not cold enough to produce good crops of some hard neck varieties. These are mostly artichoke an other soft neck varieties. Warm winter will include some of these varieties:

  • Early Italian Red
  • Applegate Giant
  • Transylvanian
  • Inchelium
  • Rogue River Red
  • Red Toch
  • Kettle River Giant
  • and maybe a Creole bulb

“Creoles”

“Creoles”are also popular because they actually grow better in areas with mild winters, probably because they have been raise in warmer areas for centuries. The creole varieties that we have that may be included in any given selection include:

  • Guatemalan
  • DSCN0335Rose de Lautrec
  • Burgundy
  • Cuban Purple
  • Labera Purple
  • Creole Red
  • Native Creole
  • Spanish Benitee
  • Germinador
  • Ajo Rojo

“Hardnecks”

The hard neck varieties vary in yield and vigor from year to year in our climate. The ones that we have have proven a4 ble to prosper in our mild winter climate. The types that we have available that you may receive in any given selection include:

  • Romanian Red
  • Bogatyr
  • Brown Tempest
  • Music Pink
  • Metechi
  • Bai Pi Suan
  • Chesnok Red
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