Garlic Varieties Available Summer 2022

Chesnok Red

Chesnok Red

Regarded as one of the best garlic varieties for cooking, Chesnok Red stands out with its sweet garlic flavor. This garlic comes to us from the former Republic of Georgia and is wonderful baked, sautéed, or roasted.

Storage: 6 months

Hardneck Garlic

Purple Stripe

Lorz Italian

Has more heat and better flavor than other artichoke variety garlics. A natural for Italian cuisine, Lorz Italian has large, robust bulbs that are easy to peel and present a soft purple tint on the skin. This garlic is a wonderful option for roasting.

Storage: 8-10 months

Softneck Garlic

Artichoke

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Vekak

Vekak garlic comes to us from the former Czechoslovakia. Serve raw in your salsas for a warm, sweet flavor or roast a bulb to spread on a fresh baguette as an appetizer. 

Storage: 6 months

Hardneck Garlic

Purple Stripe

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Georgian Crystal

A clean, fresh garlic taste that pairs well with fish, vegetables, and chicken. Georgian Crystal is a mellow garlic that routinely rates as the best tasting porcelain garlic.

Storage: 7-10 months

Hardneck Garlic

Porcelain

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Siberian 

Siberian garlic has one of the highest allicin contents compared to other garlic varieties. Allicin is the biologically active component of garlic which is antimicrobial and may have health benefits. When cooked, Siberian garlic has a creamy texture with a sweet, mild aftertaste. If you're looking for a garlic to ferment in honey, this is the perfect choice.

Storage: 6 months

Hardneck Garlic

Marbled Purple Stripe

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Yugoslavian

A strong-flavored garlic, but not overwhelming. Initial heat mellows to a warm, pleasant, sweet after taste.  Holds up well with long cooking times; will retain its flavor in your slow cooker meals. 

Storage: 7-10 months

Hardneck Garlic

Porcelain

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Killarney Red

Strong, nutty flavor with a bit of spice. Killarney Red is a rich, full-flavored gourmet garlic that stores for approximately 2-3 months. Despite its short storage length, its flavor makes it a favorite of foodies and chefs alike.

Storage: 4-6 months

Hardneck Garlic

Rocambole

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Susanville

A flavorful garlic without the heat, Susanville presents a mild - but true - garlic flavor.  Large cloves and purple tint make this garlic an excelled choice for roasting. 

Storage: 8-10 months

Softneck Garlic

Artichoke

Zemo

Selected by Cook's Illustrated as their favorite hardneck garlic, Zemo has a spicy-sweet flavor without the heat. 

Storage: 7-10 months

Hardneck Garlic

Porcelain

Storage times are based on the average amount of time garlic will maintain its peak flavor. Garlic stored longer will be safe to eat, but may not have as strong a flavor. Storage times vary widely depending on conditions; store in a cool, dark location for maximum shelf life.