Hardneck Marbled Purple Stripe type garlic, which is known for its amazing , true-garlic flavor. Russian favorite garlic grown for generations. The flavor is intense and long lasting. On a scale from 1 to 5 ( 1 - mild, 5 - very hot) Russian Red definitely has rate 5+. Bulbs are usually big in size and have fewer cloves (4-8 per bulb). Bulbs are white with purple streaks, cloves are wrapped in brownish/purple skin and easy to peel.
Russian Red is very hardy in Canadian climate and tolerates any type of soil and conditions. We have our customers reported that occasional very wet summers in Quebec kill all garlic types except Russian Red, which still grow and produce well.
Storage length approximately 8 months. Store in dry dark ventilated area - dry basement is good.
Organically grown in our garden.
Sold by each bulb. 1 pound = approximately 8 large bulbs.
Shipping will start in September.
Shipped within CANADA and United States ONLY.