Garlic 'Mammoth Purple' (2 Heads) Organic

Allium sativum

Carefully selected over many years for maximum size and optimal flavour. At approx 80 grams plus, they are almost double the standard size, ensuring you produce your own mammoth harvest. Heat scale 6/10. Cert organic. Cert #3404. 2 Heads per pack.

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Garlic 'Mammoth Purple' (2 Heads) Organic

A large headed garlic with lovely large cloves for no-fuss cooking, this early season hardneck variety has a strong distinct flavour and is always one of our most popular garlic varieties.

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Group: Turban Description: These weakly-bolting hardneck garlics have bulbs that are usually flattened globe shapes, with purple blotched or heavily striped skins, which split easily. Scapes generally grow as an upside-down U with umbels resembling a turban. Numerous small to medium bulbils are found in the umbel (generally 40–50). Plants are smaller and floppier with medium well-spaced leaves. Early to plant and harvest. High temperatures early in spring can cause the whole plant to fall over Cloves: Plump cloves are usually in one layer with one or two smaller in the middle, 7–15 cloves to a bulb with some being enclosed in a second skin. Cloves have glossy bronze to pink-red to purple skins that are easy to peel. Climate: Grows best in NSW, VIC, SA, TAS and mid/ south WA. In warmer regions it may not grow a scape Flavour: Raw cloves have simple, crisp savoury flavours that can be initially mild to hot, but the heat quickly fades. Some have very sweet rich fruity flavours. Lovely roasted. Storage: 4–5 months Planting: Feb-Apr Harvest: Oct - Dec

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