Favorite Garlic and Why Should it be My New Garlic

defigart(8B Vancouver, Washington)June 13, 2012

When fall comes and it is time to plant garlic I am sticking with my 3 standbys (listed below). I am also planting an organic "purple" that I got a local organic grocery. I have room for one more, and I am looking for suggestions.

My 3 standbys:

Chinese Pink

Chesnok Red

Incheliam Red.

I have grown these three for a few years now, and I originally picked them for there extreme differences in harvest times in my area. I am looking to expand my garlic palate. What are your suggestions, and why do you like it?

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Thai garlic. I got it from a dealer at the farmer's market. It is red and beautiful and full bulbs were developed in April. This was at least 2 months earlier than my other garlics.

    Bookmark   June 16, 2012 at 8:38PM
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defigart(8B Vancouver, Washington)

I have never heard of that type. Can you tell me more about it? What group is it in?

    Bookmark   June 16, 2012 at 11:47PM
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Is this it?
I like Chinese red & white.
Why should you like it?
Check it out at http://www.wegrowgarlic.com/

Here is a link that might be useful: Thai purple/filaree farm

    Bookmark   June 17, 2012 at 11:15PM
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