Chesnok Red is a hardneck garlic of the Purple Stripe variety. It averages 8-11 small cloves per bulb. Chesnok Red wrappers are streaked with purple and have deep purple skin around the cloves. Stores for 4-6 months under proper conditions.
Flavour: Chesnok Red is often referred to the best tasting garlic. It is very sweet and flavourful with medium heat, resembling a sweet onion. Chesnok Red is known for its incredible healing properties and therefore favoured in herbal medicine. It is great for baking, stews, garlic ice cream and used raw.
Growing Conditions: Chesnok Red garlic grow relatively well and needs exposure to the cold weather to grow well and develop large bulbs.