CRAZY UGLY BETTY (Navoi)

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***NOT TO TAS***   (Allium sativum)  Heirloom from Navoi in Central Europe.  Highly interesting & unusual bulb with a distinctive rich garlic flavour and just a touch of heat.  Harvested typically 4 weeks after Turban types or when only 6 green leaves are left.  Stores for between 6-7 months.  It has become known as Crazy Ugly Betty for its tendency to second shoot and to grow coils within the lovely procelain white bulb skin.  Strongly bolting. 
 
HARVEST:  Mid Season
 
STORAGE:  Medium - 6 to 8 months
 
TYPE:  Glazed Purple Stripe
 
VARIETY:  Hardneck 

 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
 

(GarlicCraUglBet)

SKU GarlicCraUglBet
Shipping Weight 0.0800kg
Shipping Width 0.010m
Shipping Height 0.010m
Shipping Length 0.010m

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