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Duganski garlic has earned a following, folks who love garlic with a healthy kick but have no interest in a bitter aftertaste. This Uzbekistan variety produces plump, pungent, violet washed cloves - about 7 to 9 per bulb - enclosed in purple outer wrappers. A robust cultivar, Duganski garlic grows taller than most varieties, has wider leaves and matures mid season. This garlic is an excellent choice for cooking as the holds its own beautifully in tomato sauces, hearty soups and and slow cooker chili.
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|Botanical Name:||Allium sativum var. ophioscorodon Duganski|
|Common Name:||Hardneck garlic Duganski|
|Growing Zones:||Zones 3-7|
|Flowers:||Fall planted bulbs mature June-July|
|Flower Color:||Grown for edible bulbs, not flowers|
|Plant/Bulb Size:||2.25-2.5"+ diameter bulbs|
|Bloom Timing:||Late spring; snip flower scapes to channel energy to bulb formation. Eat the scapes!|
|Pkg. Count:||3 lg. bulbs; 1/2 lb.|
|Product info, photos and tips:||Garlic Planting Guide|
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