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Music Hardneck Porcelain Garlic - Sustainably Grown
Allium sativum subs. ophioscorodon Similar to German Extra-Hardy, with large succulent cloves. Al Music brought this variety from Italy to Ontario in the 1980s, where it became known as a very good cold-climate variety. Bakes up wonderfully. 20-30 cloves per pound.
Z3-8. Eco-grown in Maine.
Also available as certified-organic seed stock.
6230 Music - Sustainably Grown
Porcelain Garlic, hardneck type
Produces 3–6 very large cloves with tight porcelain-white skins, each equivalent to two or three cloves of supermarket garlics. Excellent storage. Huge cloves are wonderful in the kitchen, and perfect for production pesto-making or baking whole.
Only 20–35 cloves per pound; Porcelains are slower to propagate than other hardnecks. Scapes form arches, curls and loose coils.
The bulb size, the skin color, the flavor, and the size and number of cloves are partly determined by genetics, and partly by cultural practices, soil and weather.
Our standard for a seed garlic bulb is a minimum 2" diameter. Every lot of garlic we ship has tested negative for garlic bloat nematode and for white rot.
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