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A classic rocambole garlic, Korean Red delivers a flavor that is spicy, rich and deep. The flavor holds on the tongue. This variety produces bulbs that usually have 7 to 9 good size cloves. Easy to peel and stores 5 to 6 months, Korean Red is ready to harvest early to midseason. Ideal uses include sauteing with green beans or kale, salsas (with garden chili peppers and summer tomatoes!), spicy stir fries and fall soups and stews. Also known as Korean Red Hot garlic.
This hardneck garlic is available in two bulb sizes: Culinary (1.5-2.25" diameter) shipped in 2 bulb bags (approx. 1/4 lb) or and Seed (2.5+" diameter) shipped in 3 bulb bags (generous 1/2 lb).
Learn about garlic bulb size and what what means for you, here: Seed Garlic vs Culinary Garlic
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|Botanical Name:||Allium sativum var. ophioscorodon Korean Red|
|Common Name:||Hardneck garlic Korean Red, syn. Korean Red Hot|
|Growing Zones:||Zones 3-7|
|Flowers:||Fall planted bulbs mature June-July|
|Flower Color:||Grown for edible bulbs, not flowers|
|Plant/Bulb Size:||Choose type/number of bulbs (see above)|
|Bloom Timing:||Late spring; snip flower scapes to channel energy to bulb formation. Eat the scapes!|
|Product info, photos and tips:||Garlic Planting Guide|
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