German Red Rocambole type hardneck Garlic
A reliable mid-season heirloom Rocambole type hardneck Garlic. This full-bodied garlic is very hot and spicy and has easy-to-peel cloves. Eaten raw, this variety is one of the hottest tasting Rocamboles. Cooked, a rich garlicky flavor. Grows well in USDA zones 3-7 and zone 8 on the West Coast. Harvests Early Summer and stores well into mid-Winter. Needs well drained soil. Does not like waterlogged soil. Adding organic matter or manure will increase yield.
Bulbs have a attractive white and purple color with 8-10 cloves per bulb. Plant 6 inches apart. 1-2 inches deep.