Tessa (TGS-Std Purple Stripe+PK) Seed Bulb

AU$10.95 incl. GST

Very proud to release Tessa, which is a True Garlic Seed cross between Perhonnen Kahdesta (PK) and another Std Purple Stripe.  PK was my first SPS/MPS True Garlic Seed and I’ve loved its depth of flavour and robustness – particularly around wet soils.  This latest recross has provided the wonderful strength of PK’s clove colour and flavour with a more Std Purple Stripe bulb finish and storage. Bulbs are still increasing in size each season – so bigger bulbs to come.  Strong, rich, deep garlic flavours with nice heat and a general all-rounder in the kitchen.  Love and enjoy this beauty and culinary quality.

Origin:  Breed by Tasmanian Gourmet Garlic
Garlic seed bulb size:  40mm – 80mm (diameter)
Natural storage: 7-9 mths+
Plantable Cloves per Bulb:  7-9
Harvest:  Late Harvest, when died back to 4 green leaves
Flavour intensity:  4.8/5
Heat intensity:  4.4/5
Flavour characteristics: Strong, rich, deep with good heat
Culinary:  Raw, Sautee & Slowfood & Roasting
Climate:   Warm Temperate, Cool Temperate, Cold Climate
Regions:  Cooler regions of NSW & SA,  ACT, VIC, TAS
Growth cycle:  7.5 – 8.5 months
Bulb Arrangement: Very radial rounded
Clove Shape:  Long tipped wedge shaped

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