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***NOT TO TAS***   (Allium sativum)  Heirloom from North Moravia in the Czech Republic.  Attractive, small to medium sized bulbs with off white / purple striped skin containing brownish coloured cloves.  Very easy to peel.  Strong flavour.    Excellent for a wide range of uses.  
 
HARVEST:  Late
 
STORAGE:  Moderate - up to 7 to 10 months
 
TYPE:  Marbled Purple Stripe
 
VARIETY:  Hardneck - strongly bolting

GROWING LOCATION:  Tasmania and cooler, mountainous parts of Victoria & NSW

1 Bulb $4.80 (approx. 5-7 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
 

(GarlicAmeMal)

SKU GarlicAmeMal
Shipping Weight 0.0800kg
Shipping Width 0.010m
Shipping Height 0.010m
Shipping Length 0.010m

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