Garlic ‘Chesnok Red’ Hardneck

Garlic ‘Chesnok Red’ Purple Stripe Hardneck

Description

Late season. Characterized by its beautiful purple stripes, this Middle Eastern hardneck  is one of the best all-around cooking varieties. Its full-bodied flavor lingers and is retained after cooking. Especially nice choice for baking as it has a very creamy texture.  Easy to peel.
Care: Plant 6-8″ apart, 1-2″ deep. Harvest when all but 3-4 leaves turn dry and brown (usually July). Hang to dry in cool, shady, ventilated area for 2 weeks, then store in a cool dark location.

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Product Description

Late season. Characterized by its beautiful purple stripes, this Middle Eastern hardneck  is one of the best all-around cooking varieties. Its full-bodied flavor lingers and is retained after cooking. Especially nice choice for baking as it has a very creamy texture.  Easy to peel.
Care: Plant 6-8″ apart, 1-2″ deep. Harvest when all but 3-4 leaves turn dry and brown (usually July). Hang to dry in cool, shady, ventilated area for 2 weeks, then store in a cool dark location.