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***NOT TO TAS***   (Allium sativum var. ophioscorodon)  Heirloom from Yugoslavia.  Purple splotched cloves with beige-white centres and strong hot flavour.  Matures earlier than other artichoke types.  Tolerant of a wide range of soils.  Easy to grow - a good choice for beginners.
 
HARVEST:  Late Season
 
STORAGE:  Long - up to 12 months
 
TYPE:  Silverskin
 
VARIETY:  Softneck

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
 

(GARLICLOKALE)

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

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