What are the pros? Tastes great. Produces Scapes
What are the cons? Doesnt seem to grow in my area
I planted these (along with Inchelium Red) in the Fall of 2015. I harvested the scapes the following summer and they were great. When I dug the bulbs though I wasn't too impressed, especially compared to the Inchelium Red. They were quite small and I lost a lot (planted 60 cloves - harvested 33 bulbs. Compared to 55 planted and 47 harvested of the Inchelium Red). These were grown in the garden with just a heavy layer of mulched leaves over them. There were a LOT of weeds all around them so that may have hindered them. Not too many weeds in the garlic bed though. I didn't water once. Didn't need to with the leaf mulch.
Fall of 2016 I planted the biggest bulbs from each from what I harvested the year before. I harvested 63 Inchelium Reds and 36 Creoles. The reds are as big or bigger than I remember from the year before and the creoles are smaller. These were planted under 5 or 6 inches of mulch. I didn't water once and pulled maybe 10 weeds over the year.
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