QUEENSLAND PURPLE

$4.20
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***NOT TO TAS***   (Allium sativum)  Purple bulbs containing pale purple coloured cloves with a  rich, creamy flavour which can be enjoyed raw or cooked.  Flourishes in cool nights and warm days.  Day length neutral making it suitable for northern NSW & QLD regions.  Easy to peel.  Grown in a chemical free environment. 
 
HARVEST:  Early
 
STORAGE:  Moderate - 6 to 8 months
 
TYPE:  
 
VARIETY:  
 
1 Bulb $4.20 (approx. 7-10 cloves per bulb)
 
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SOFTNECK vs. HARDNECK? (What is the difference?)
 
 
SOFTNECK (Allium sativum)
 
- soft & pliable neck (the stalk that grows up from a garlic) at maturity making them easy to braid
- strong flavour
- harder to peel than hardneck varieties
- stores well (due to several potective outer layers of papery skin)
- produces large & small cloves 
- well suited to warmer areas with hot summers & mild winters
 
 
HARDNECK (Allium sativum var. ophioscorodon)
 
- hard & stiff neck (the stalk that grows up from a garlic) at maturity forming scapes which may also be used in cooking
- mild taste
- easy to peel
- best used soon after harvest (due to only a few protective papery layers)
- mainly large cloves around the outside of the bulb 
- thrive & grow better in cooler areas
 

(GarlicQuePur)

SKU GarlicQuePur
Shipping Weight 0.0800kg

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