(Porcelain) – A large plump garlic with white wrappers (skin) usually 5 fat cloves. Mild yet richly flavoured. Can be eaten raw (in pesto or salsa) or roasted for a smooth buttery flavour. Stores well until spring.
(Rocambole) – A mild garlic with warmth, some sharpness. Can be eaten raw. Large-sized with purple stripes. 6 to 8 cloves.
(Marbled Purple Stripe) – Mild (or medium hot). Siberian starts medium warm and then lingers with deep flavour. Large tan bulbs with 7 or 8 cloves. Hardy, one of our best producers for the last 6 years.
(Marbled Purple Stripe) – A rich, mild garlic. Eaten raw, Khabar has some initial heat–then it mellows out nicely. Also good baked.
(Turban) – It gets up early and is harvested early. Portuguese starts with a slow gentle heat and a little sweetness. 7 cloves per bulb. Medium sized.
MEDIUM STRENGTH GARLICS
(Artichoke Soft Neck) – Garlic with pure white skin and a medium flavour. Easily stored and split for cooking.
(Rocambole) – Buttery flavour, light brown colour. A large garlic with 8-10 easy to peel cloves. Winter hardy.
(Glazed Purple Stripe) – A beautiful looking garlic, full yet elegant flavour, fairly mellow with a tiny bite. Matures mid-season. From Uzbekistan.
(Rocambole) – Sweet and deep full flavour. 6-10 large and easy to peel cloves per bulb. From South Korea.
(Rocambole) – A large robust garlic with a warm afterglow. Can be eaten raw in pesto or straight. Harvest early.
(Weakly Bolting Hardneck) – A large garlic with deep purple and mahogany wrappers. Big on flavour; described as “yummy”. Slow taste builds up to a late burst of heat. Averages around 9 cloves per bulb; good storage (6 months). Rises late in the spring and is late to harvest.
(Rocambole) – True garlic in all ways garlickiness, pungency, heat and bite. The depth of flavour is remarkable, with a deep earthy muskiness. Large bulbs, easy to peel with 8 brown cloves. Very winter hardy. Mildest of the Rocamboles.
(Rocambole) – Hotter, stronger, spicier. Very strong with a long aftertaste. Large purple skinned with 8-9 easy peel cloves. Easy to grow.
(Marbled Purple Stripe) – Our most consistent and hardy producer. Wonderful flavour in all areas. Large with light purple wrappers and 6 or 7 large easy peel cloves
(Porcelain) – From Al Picketts of Eureka Garlic in Prince Edward Island.
(Porcelain) – Strong up front flavour mellowing to a warm pleasant aftertaste. Large beige with purple splotches, bulbs with 6-10 dark brown easy to peel cloves. Overall spiciness and robust aroma (dragon’s breath!)
Fish Lake 3
(Porcelain) – A hardy strain developed by Ted Maczka, “the Fish Lake Garlic Man”. Super sized white bulb and 5 cloves. Strong and full of flavour.