AUSTRALIAN PURPLE

$4.20
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***NOT TO TAS***  (Allium sativum)  Medium purple bulbs containing purple stripes.  Mild heat with strong flavour.
 
HARVEST:  Early
 
STORAGE:  Short to Medium
 
TYPE:  Turban
 
VARIETY:  Hardneck 

1 Bulb $4.20 (approx. 8-12 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
 

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Shipping Weight 0.0260kg
Shipping Width 0.010m
Shipping Height 0.010m
Shipping Length 0.010m

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