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***NOT TO TAS***  (Allium sativum)  French origins.  White, papery bulbs containing attractive, white cloves with pinkish tinge.  Displays a spicy, complex flavour.  

GROWING AREAS:  NSW, ACT, VIC, TAS, SA, WA

HARVEST:  Mid-Season

STORAGE:  Long - 12 months or more
 
TYPE:  Silverskin - Creole
 
VARIETY:  Hardneck - weakly bolting
 
Approx. 7 to 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
 

(GARLICFES)

SKU GARLICFES
Shipping Weight 0.0800kg

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