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***NOT TO TAS***   (Allium sativum)  Released during the 1950's and originally sourced from a grower in Wankeri (SA) who had originally discarded the seed.  Large purple-white bulbs containing purple cloves with strong, sweet flavour.  Day length neutral making it suitable for northern NSW & QLD regions. Easy to peel.  

HARVEST:  Very Early
 
STORAGE:  Moderate - 6 to 8 months
 
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
 

(GarlicSouGle)

SKU GarlicSouGle
Shipping Weight 0.0800kg

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