Inchelium Red: (Artichoke)
It is a large bulbed vigorous strain with several layers of cloves. In a 1990 taste test at Rodale kitchens this was a top rated softneck. Discovered on the Colville Indian Reservation,. It has a mild but lingering flavor. It Is braidable. It has four or five layers of cloves with 8 to 20 total cloves possible per bulb. Bulbs over 3 inches possible. This mild flavored garlic is great baked and blended with mashed potatoes. It averages four or five layers of cloves with 8 to 20 total cloves per bulb.
Are easy to grow and the most productive. They mature early in the season and one of the first to harvest. They can store 8-10 months in proper conditions. They have multiple clove layers on their large flattened bulb. Clove skins are off white-tan. Performs well in southern regions as well. Does not typically scape. Most commonly grown commercially.