Thai Purple Turban Garlic Seeds

$12.00$19.00

6-8 Cloves per Bulb
38-48 Cloves/lb
Moderate to Strong Heat, Especially When Eaten Raw
Early Harvest, Stores 7-8 Months

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Thai Purple Turban Garlic Seeds

Thai Purple Turban Garlic Seeds are extremely adaptable, it handles cold northern climates, but it can also handle hot dry climates. The Thai Purple Turban garlic seeds have a bold pungent flavor with an aroma equally strong. When eaten raw it has a little kick, but when it’s cooked the heat will mellow the garlic seeds to a medium spice. The Thai Purple Garlic was originated in well, Thailand and had been grown since ancient times.

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 hot early summers. Turban and Asiatic garlic are the best known for being hot and spicy, especially when it is raw.  It is also one of the earliest to harvest.

  • We offer certified organic Thai garlic that is certified by MOSA (Midwest Organic Services Association) to be organic.
  • These garlic bulbs are typically 1 3/4″ – 2″ and are grown specifically for seed
  • 6-10 Large Cloves per Bulb
  • Approx 38-48 Cloves/lb
  • Hardy, Medium- Large Sized, Hot and Spicy Garlic
  • Storing life varies with each variety

 

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