TURBANgroup Early maturing, storage to Apr/May. Spicy raw. Mild and sweet when cooked. Great cooked whole.
'Italian Porcelain' (White Crookneck)
'Pink' - (similar to Port Campbell Pink or Rose du Var Hardneck)
ARTICHOKE group Mid season, medium storage, generally medium to hot flavour both raw and cooked.
'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 Quartz' (derived from Rojo de Castro)
'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 group late season, long storage, more fiery flavour