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***NOT TO TAS***   (Allium sativum)   Hot, rich, pungent, extremely strong flavour.  Ideal cooked or eaten raw (only for the bravest!).  Grows well in SA, VIC, TAS & as far as Northern NSW.  Requires a cold, temperate climate with cold winters, warm spring & a hot, dry summer.  Great for braiding.  
 
HARVEST:  Mid to Late Season
 
STORAGE:  Medium - 7 to 9 months
 
TYPE:  Artichoke
 
VARIETY:  Softneck

Approx. 6-14 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
 

(GarlicItaLat)

SKU GarlicItaLat
Shipping Weight 0.0800kg

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