Popular heirloom came to the Northwest before 1900. Rose-streaked cloves are excellent for cooking and famous for their gourmet “true garlic” flavor. Mid-season harvest. Stores 6 months.
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.