Persian Star (Samarkand)
Persian Star, also know as Samarkand, is a standard Purple Stripe garlic. Persian star often has white / silver outer wrappers with colorful red tipped cloves. When the outer wrappers are removed the red-tipped cloves resemble a star (hence the name). Persian Star has a pleasant mild taste profile that is great baked or eaten raw. Expect 8-12 cloves per head.
Seed Grade: Bulbs over 2 inches
Storage life: 4-6 months
Yield: 6-8 bulbs per pound and 72-96 cloves per pound
Preferred climate: grows best in northern/cooler climates.
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