Japanese Red (Turban) Seed Bulb

$7.50 incl. GST

Strong purple skin colour and beautiful glossy buff and rose tipped cloves.  Less likely to scape even in Tasmania.  Immediate rich flavour but delayed heat which intensifies quickly and then subsides into mellow rich tones.  An unusual Japanese “green tea” flavour.

Origin:  Breed created by Tasmanian Gourmet Garlic
Garlic seed bulb size:  50mm – 80mm (diameter)
Natural storage: 4-5 mths
Plantable Cloves per Bulb:  7-9
Harvest:  Early Harvest, when died back to 4 green leaves
Flavour intensity:  4.5/5
Heat intensity:  3.5/5
Flavour characteristics:   Unique green tea Japanese flavours
Culinary:  Raw, Sautee & Roasting
Climate:  Mediterranean, Warm Temperate, Cool Temperate, Cold Climate
Regions:  NSW, ACT, VIC, TAS, SA, WA and QLD – but cooler, elevated regions
Growth cycle:  5.5 – 7.0 months
Bulb Arrangement:  Single layer radial pattern
Clove Shape:  Large wedge-shaped cloves

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