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***NOT TO TAS***   (Allium sativum)  Italian heirloom originating from northern Italy over 100 years ago.  Large, red/purple - silver heads with rich, strong flavour & uniform.  Easy to peel.  Stores reasonably well.  Grows well in cooler areas but dislikes cold, wet conditions.   Day length neutral making it suitable for northern NSW & QLD regions.  
 
HARVEST:  Very Early
 
STORAGE:  Moderate
 
TYPE:  Artichoke
 
VARIETY:  Softneck

1 Bulb (approx. 10-12 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 GarlicItaRed
Shipping Weight 0.0900kg
Shipping Width 0.010m
Shipping Height 0.010m
Shipping Length 0.010m

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