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Varieties for 2021
German Extra Hardy * * * S O L D O U T * * *
Limited supplies of
Can be used for seed or culinary use
Each variety stores well into spring when kept in a cool, dry location
Under 5 lbs: $16 / lb
5 lbs or more but less than 10 lbs: $14 / lb
10 lbs and up: $12 /lb
Cloves are more numerous and elongated than most hardneck types. Chesnok Red is a full flavored garlic with a mellow aftertaste. It has been called the best baking garlic and sweetest roasting garlic. Chesnok Red has beautiful stripes with consistently large bulbs; plants are vigorous and hardy. It is originally from Republic of Georgia in former USSR.
Purple-striped hardneck variety; About 9-10 easy to peel cloves per bulb.
German Extra Hardy
It is also known as German White, Northern White and German Stiff-neck. These are all the same garlic but grown in different places under different names. Its flavor is very strong and robust.
Porcelain hardneck variety; About 4 cloves per bulb.
While adaptable, it is especially well-suited for cold winters. It's bulbs are strong and spicy with a robust flavor, and the cloves are easy to peel, which makes them a favorite for cooks. Bulbs are fairly uniform and have thin, purple-brown skin.
Rocombole hardneck variety; About 7-8 cloves per bulb.
The flavor is good, sweet and pungent. It is an Italian variety brought back to Canada by Al Music in the 1980's from his homeland.
Porcelain hardneck variety; Averages about 5 cloves per bulb.
Named for a town in Maine. Strong rich pungent garlic flavor. The tan exterior skins and purple mottled clove wrappers are more substantial than most Rocamboles; an excellent keeper.
Rocombole hardneck variety; Averages about 6-12 cloves per bulb.
This is another variety that has done very well central Maine location. It has a strong garlic flavor and a warm sweet aftertaste. It is an heirloom variety brought to British Columbia by Doukhobor immigrants from Russia in the early 1900's.
Rocombole hardneck variety; Averages about 7-8 cloves per bulb.