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Vietnamese Red garlic is a gentle, creamy option, perfect for enhancing the flavor of your creations without overpowering. Easily digested, this hardneck variety has a sweetness and buttery richness that shines when roasted; delicious spread on crusty bread. Typically yields 10 to 12 cloves per bulb. Vietnamese Red keeps well and is a hardneck that produces nicely in both northern and southern (to zone 8) gardens.
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
Which should you choose, hardneck and softneck garlic? Check out
|Botanical Name:||Allium sativum var. ophioscorodon Vietnamese Red|
|Common Name:||Hardneck garlic Vietnamese Red|
|Growing Zones:||Zones 3-8|
|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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