Asian Tempest Garlic Seeds

$12.00$19.00

6-8 Cloves per Bulb
Approx 45-50 Cloves/lb
Hardy, Medium-Large Sized, Full Flavored, HOT Garlic
Long Storing Garlic, Late Winter/Early Spring

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Asian Tempest Asiatic Garlic Seeds

Asian Tempest Garlic Seeds typically have about 8 cloves per bulb, The bulbs wrapping is really tight around the whole garlic Bulb, with bold purple stripes streaked all over. Asian tempest garlic seeds have a very volcanic bite when eaten raw but turn into a sweeter flavor after being cooked. It first originated from South Korea.

This variety is a hardneck which means it will grow a garlic scape which is the flower of the garlic plant.  The scape should be snapped off once the stem starts to curl to send the energy to the bulb rather than the flower.  Garlic scapes are very tasty and can be used in stir-fry or however you use garlic currently.

This tall, dark and green plant is easy to grow and is resistant to a wide variety of diseases that usually infect garlic.  It is well suited for growing in almost all states, however, its growth may be marginal in southern states with hot early summers.

  • We offer certified organic Amish Rocambole garlic seeds that are certified by MOSA (Midwest Organic Services Association) to be organic.
  • These garlic bulbs are grown specifically for seed
  • 6-8 Large Cloves per Bulb
  • Approx 45-50 Cloves/lb
  • Hardy, Medium-Large Sized, Full Flavored, HOT garlic
  • Long Storing Garlic, Late winter/Early Spring.

Cool Garlic Facts:

  • John Gunn recommended garlic as a diuretic, for treatment of infections, as a general tonic and for asthma, In Health Remedies garlic was recommended for lung diseases.
  • It is from an Armenian village of Hadrut Karabach near the Azerbaijan border
  • John King, American Dispensatory (1877) recommended garlic as a stomach tonic, for children’s diseases, coughs, hoarseness, catarrhs (inflammation of the mucous membranes especially sinuses), whooping-cough, and worms.
  • Garlic was known as Russian Penicillin.
  •  In the 1950’s Chinese scientists used garlic to treat influenza.
  • Garlic may change your genes, erase wrinkles, lower blood pressure, decrease fasting blood glucose, reduce cardiovascular risk, alleviate arthritis, reduce inflammation and more!
  • Garlic also helps improve nutrition, it regulates iron metabolism and increases zinc and iron absorption from foods.
  • Garlic may inhibit TB, and eliminate food poisoning microbes.
  • The Word Garlic comes from Garleac, an old Anglo-Saxon word meaning “Spear Leek” It is from the lily (Liliaceae) family and related to onions, leeks, chives, and shallots