Tockliavari … Red Toch (Artichoke) Seed Bulb


Red Tock (Tchliavari) is a renowned award winning Artichoke it the USA for flavour and cooking.  Having been imported in 1994, the seed we received was incredibly weak and in poor condition.  How nutured and rejuvenated for other 7 years, we are pleased with its return to health, vigour and size and are pleased to be able to release this for our customers.  Enjoy this lovely, well balanced, rich Artichoke garlic for all its growing and culinary qualities. Let us know what you think.

Origin:  AGIA Import 1994
Garlic seed bulb size:  40mm – 80mm (diameter)
Natural storage: 7-9 mths+
Plantable Cloves per Bulb:  7-12
Harvest:  Mid-Season Harvest, when died back to 6 green leaves
Flavour intensity:  4.2/5
Heat intensity:  4.0/5
Flavour characteristics: Lovely, well balanced, lively
Culinary:  Sautee & Slow Food
Climate:  Mediterranean, Warm Temperate, Cool Temperate, Cold Climate
Regions:  NSW, ACT, VIC, TAS, SA, WA and QLD – but cooler, elevated regions
Growth cycle:  6.5 – 7.5 months
Bulb Arrangement:  2-3 Layers, often oval to round bulbs
Clove Shape:  Large irregular shape on outer layer, smaller in inner two layers

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