Garlic varieties grown at Frogshack Farm TURBANgroup Early maturing, storage to Apr/May. Spicy raw. Roasted whole cloves mild and sweet. Great cooked whole.
'Italian Porcelain' (a brighter White Crookneck)
'Pink' - (syn 'Port Campbell Pink' or 'Rose du Var Hardneck')
'Tassie Purple' - a collection of purple Turban varieties collected from the 'who's who' of Tasmanian growers.
ARTICHOKE group Mid season, medium storage, generally medium to hot flavour both raw and cooked. Artichokes require careful drying after harvest to avoid mildewed skins.
'Fino de Chincko Ajofrin'
CREOLE group Mid season, very long storage, deceptively plain wrap, exquisitely red cloves and superb flavour. (Please be aware there is much name duplication in the garlic world - Creole garlic evolved in Spain and France and many are very similar if not the same, but the origin names remain fascinating!) Spanish translation: 'Rojo'= 'red' - male. 'Roja' = 'red' - female.
'Rojo de Castro'
'Rojo del Pais Baza'
'Ail de Pays du Gers' (French translation 'garlic from the countryside of Gers)
MIDDLE EASTERN group Mid season, medium storage, approx August. Flavour medium to strong.
ROCAMBOLE The best flavoured short storing garlic, aka 'serpent garlic'.
'Deerfield Purple' - rare in Australia
'Music' - VERY rare in Australia
STANDARD PURPLE STRIPE Robust, flavoursome, late harvest, great roasted
MARBLED PURPLE STRIPE - small but long storing, dark red cloves
GLAZED PURPLE STRIPE
'Navoi' (also known as 'Crazy Betty')
SILVERSKIN Late season, long storage, more fiery flavour