Adaptive Seeds

Polish White Seed Garlic

$13.00$22.00

Softneck Artichoke type

Polish White is the quintessential softneck garlic — an artichoke type that yields always large, and often giant bulbs. The beautiful light purple blushing on white-to-tan wrappers makes us wonder why it is called Polish White. This very reliable variety is similar to Broadleaf Czech, Siskiyou Purple, and other artichoke types. We have trialed many artichoke types over the years and this may be one of the best. It is consistently productive and even grows well in heavy soils. The 9-15 cloves per bulb and heavy yields make Polish White a good choice for market farms and CSA’s, especially because the high clove count makes replanting your own seed stock very economical. Stores well for at least 10 months with a moderately hot flavor which Avram describes as “a fresh green flavor” that increases in heat during its first six months of storage. Around the year 1900 it was brought to Clarendon, New York by the Cznŏwski family, who were fur trading Polish immigrants.

Minimum bulb size for our seed garlic is 2 inches across. Average 5-8 bulbs per pound.

Seed grown by Avram Drucker of Garlicana in Tiller, Oregon.

Garlic inventory will be updated late August for shipping mid-September, 2017.

No international orders.

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Separate cloves but do not peel. Plant each clove 2” deep, blunt end down, in mid-October. Space plants 6-8” apart in rows 1’ apart. Apply extra fertilizer in March.

Harvest bulbs in mid-July, when roughly 1⁄2 of the leaves are still green. Brush soil off of roots & hang in well-ventilated, shady spot to cure.

Select largest bulbs for seed to ensure large cloves the following year & eat the rest!

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