German Red Hardneck Seed Garlic
Allium sativum ophioscorodon 'German Red Seed Garlic'
For true garlic lovers, this light purple-skinned, hardneck rocambole-type is known for its robust, spicy flavor. German Red is well adapted to northern climates, and stores well. Medium-sized cloves, 8-9 per head. Garlic is easy to grow in well-drained soil in full sun. Gardeners have found that planting garlic in their flower beds helps ward off Japanese beetles.
Light Requirements: Full Sun
Planting Depth: 1 Inches
Bulbs per Square Foot: 6
Plant Height: 14-16 Inches
Bloom Time: Harvest summer
Hardiness Zone: 3-9