Purple Stripe This garlic was collected from the former USSR. It is from Czech and is one of the oldest registered garlics. Very spicy raw and retains garlic flavor when baked. Can store up to 8 months when stored properly. Has approx 60 cloves per pound.
A strong rich taste noted as a great roasting garlic. Noted for purple coloration and striping. This variety has tighter cloves skins which result in a longer storage time of approximately 6 months. Needs a cold spell ( vernalized) to grow into larger bulbs. The plants grow leaves wider to the stem and form a scape with a single full curl. Most have approximately 8-10 cloves per bulb and will yield approximately 50-60 plants per pound of seed.