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***NOT TO TAS***   (Allium ampeloprasum)  Heirloom ‘Russian’ type of garlic with very mild flavour.  Large, attractive plant to 1.2m producing large, creamy white bulbs with 3-5 cloves each.  (Bulbs can grow to approx. 4-5 times the size of regular Russian garlic under ideal condtions).  Flavour is sweet and nutty.  Ideal for roasting and other cooked dishes.  Easy to peel.

Will grow in most parts of Australia, tending to grow taller with a stronger flavour in the cooler regions.

HARVEST:  
 
STORAGE:  Medium to Long - up to 8 months
 
TYPE:  Russian
 
VARIETY:  Hardneck

  1 Bulb $4.80 (approx. 3-5 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
 
 

(GarlicWilJac)

SKU GarlicWilJac
Shipping Weight 0.1000kg

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