Chesnok Red


/ bulb

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A classic Purple Stripe variety that originates from the Republic of Georgia in Eastern Europe. It is a joy to grow as it performs well under a wide range of conditions. It is very cold hardy and does well on a range of soil types.  

Has beautifully coloured bulbs that clean easily. Cloves have a hot and spicy flavour that can linger nicely. Flavour mellows over time with storage and cooking. Good for baking with a creamy texture.

As with other Purple Stripes, its plants are medium-sized with slender leaves. Produces large bulbs, however, requires scape removal, adequate moisture, and good fertility for maximum bulb size.

Bulbs have 8 to 10 cloves and store 6 to 8 months. Canadian Heritage Variety

Garlic is a heavy feeder. For best results, apply a well-balanced organic fertilizer at planting and in spring. Planting a green manure cover crop the season before growing garlic is also recommended. 


See our Garlic Growing Guide for detailed planting and growing instructions.

Highest Quality Standards

Our premium garlic is carefully examined throughout the season, from planting to harvest. Cloves, plants, and bulbs are all individually inspected to maintain the highest quality seed stock available! See how we Manage Garlic Diseases & Pests

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