Chesnok Red (Shvelisi’)
Exceptionally beautiful, purple striped, large garlic - a real looker! Chesnok Red originates from the village of Shvelisi’ in the Republic of Georgia. This variety is considered one of the best baking/roasting garlics by gourmet chefs worldwide and is cherished for its sweet flavor when roasted. Chesnok Red is highly productive and capable of producing very large bulbs with 5 -7 bulbs per pound and 8-12 medium/large cloves per bulb. These cloves become increasingly easier to peel as the bulbs age.Seed Grade: Bulbs over 2 inches
Storage life: up to 6 months
Preferred climate: grows best in northern/cooler climates.
Yield: 50-60 cloves per pound