Allium sativum 'Russian Red' is fiery and spicy eaten fresh and rich, complex and garlicky when roasted.
Allium sativum 'Russian Red' is a purple stripe hardneck type garlic that is fiery and spicy eaten fresh and rich, complex and garlicky when roasted. It is more tolerant of wet winter soils than other varieties. Plant in fall and harvest in mid to late summer.
Common Name: Garlic - [Spring B&B Pre-Order]
Family: Amaryllidaceae (The Amaryllis Family)
Zone Hardiness: 2-9
Light: Part Sun, Full Sun
Width: under 4"
Primary Bloom Colour: Pink
Secondary Bloom Colour: White/Cream
Bloom Time: Summer
Soil Moisture: Average
Benefits: Bees, Butterflies
Deer Resistant: Unknown
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Long-cultivated and no longer known in the wild.
Geogrpahical Origin: Miscellaneous - Garden Origin
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