FLINDERS ISLAND PURPLE

$4.80
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***NOT TO TAS***  (Allium sativum)  A beautiful garlic from Flinders Island in Tasmania with a lovely, rich sweet garlic aroma when cut open.  Large, round and flattened bulbs with a flavour which is mild with a slight touch of heat. 

Grows well in mild to warm climates.  


Organically grown.
 

HARVEST:  Early 
 
STORAGE:  Short - up to 5 months
 
TYPE:  Turban
 
VARIETY:  Hardneck - weakly bolting

1 Bulb $4.80 (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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SKU GarlicFliIslPur
Shipping Weight 0.0800kg
Shipping Width 0.010m
Shipping Height 0.010m
Shipping Length 0.010m

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