Killarney Red Garlic Seeds

$12.00$19.00

8-10 Large Cloves per Bulb
Grows Better Under Wet Conditions than Most Other Bulbs
Large, Uniform Bulbs
Strong, Spicy Flavor

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Killarney Red Garlic Seeds

Killarney Red Rocambole Have 6-10 Large Robust Cloves with thin Purplish-brown skin which flakes off easily, they are very hardy and adapts to wet conditions better than most variates of Garlic. Killarney Red Garlic Seeds have a very classic rich sweet but hot, flavor that’s great eaten roasted, sauteed, or just raw. This Variety originated in Idaho and was possibly a mutation from German Red or Spanish Roja. Killarney Red garlic seeds grow great in colder areas rather than warmer areas.

This variety is a hardneck garlic 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 dry, hot early summers.

  • We offer certified organic Killarney Red Garlic Seeds that are certified by MOSA (Midwest Organic Services Association) to be organic.
  • These garlic bulbs vary in size from 2 – 3″ and are grown specifically for seed
  • 6-10 Cloves per Bulb
  • Approx 60-80 Cloves/lb
  • Hardy, Medium- Large Sized, Full Flavored, Spicy Flavored Garlic
  • Approximately 6-month storing life

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