Garlic - Nootka Rose
This heirloom garlic has medium to large bulb.
- Beautifully bright white skin with light rose-colored streaked cloves
- Very attractive for braiding.
- Excellent flavor.
- Strong flavor.
- In rich soil, cloves can lose their rosy hue.
- This variety of garlic has long shelf-life and will store well into next spring or even summer.
How to Plant Garlic
Garlic can be planted in the spring as soon as the ground can be worked, but fall planting is recommended. Bulbs will grow bigger and more flavorful when you plant them in the fall. Plant 6 to 8 weeks before your first hard frost. In southern areas, February or March can be a better time to plant.Key Planting Info:
- Break apart cloves from bulb but keep the papery husk on each individual clove.
- Ensure soil is well-drained with plenty of organic matter. Plant in Full Sun.
- Plant 4 inches apart & 2 inches deep, in their upright position (the wide end down and pointed end facing up).
- Come springtime, shoots will begin to emerge.
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