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Garlic, German Red Hardneck

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Description

Seed Garlic pre-orders are now available with shipping starting the first week of October. Regular seed packet orders should be placed separately from seed garlic if needed before then. 

Please do not purchase this garlic variety if you live within one of the following counties:
Ada, Bingham, Blaine, Boise, Bonneville, Canyon, Cassia, Elmore, Gem, Gooding, Jefferson, Jerome, Lincoln, Madison, Minidoka, Owyhee, Payette, Power, Twin Falls, Washington. Malheur County in Oregon.
The ISDA has a garlic quarantine zone and this garlic variety is illegal to plant within these counties. We check all orders to confirm that only quarantined garlic is sold within the quarantine, and we will refund your purchase as needed.

Allium sativum
 
"Our spiciest Rocambole, German Red has long been a favorite of Northern home gardeners. Good all around flavor for both cooking and eating raw.  This heirloom, hardneck garlic has loose clove wrappers making it the easiest to peel garlic.  Doubles cloves (2 cloves in one wrapper) are common."

Description and seed garlic sourced from Winniford Family Farm in Rice, WA.
Storage instructions: Make sure to keep your garlic in a brown bag in a cool, dark, dry place until you are ready to plant it. 60-70 degrees Fahrenheit is the ideal storage temperature. Air must be able to circulate freely around the bag. Do not store garlic in the refrigerator.

Sowing instructions: Garlic is best sown in the fall after the first light frost of the season. Bulbs should not be separated into cloves until just before planting. Sow with the point where the cloves attached to the bulb pointed down. We recommend mulching your garlic bed with a light layer of leaves to help with weed suppression and overwintering.

Planting Depth

Seed Spacing

Weeks to Germination

Days to Maturity

2”

6-8"

4-8


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