Hardneck Marbled Purple Stripe type garlic, originated from Russia and clearly related to Russian Red. The flavor is intense and long lasting. On a scale from 1 to 5 ( 1 - mild, 5 - very hot) Kostyn Red stands for 5. Bulbs are usually big in size and have fewer cloves (6 per bulb). Bulbs are white with purple streaks, cloves are wrapped in brownish/purple skin and easy to peel.
Kostyn Red is very reliable producer in Canadian climate, tolerates almost any type of soil, however prefers loosen sandy soil. Produces well even under unfavorable conditions, such as occasional wet spring /summer - comparing to it's Russian Red relative, which is more dependent on the "right" weather conditions.
Storage approximately 8 months in dry dark ventilated area.
Organically grown in our garden.
Sold by each bulb. 1 pound = approximately 7 large bulbs.
Shipping will start in September.
Shipped within CANADA and United States ONLY.