Organic Garlic, Inchelium Red (lb) An Award-Winning Artichoke Softneck Garlic Regular price $16.49 /Lb Out of Stock Sale price $16.49 Sale Sold out for the season. Inchelium Red garlic, which is native to the land around Inchelium, Washington, is the oldest strain of garlic grown in North America. dry. Stores well. Flavor … A huge variety of garlic seed with strains from all over the world. Won “Very Best Softneck” Excellent for braiding. SKU: Inchelium-Red Categories: All Garlic , Medium , Softneck Tags: artichoke , baking , inchelium , inchelium red , medium , softneck taste test. Inchelium Red (artichoke type) is a fairly large softneck garlic that is well known for medium hotness and full garlicky flavor. It has a rich, robust flavor but doesn’t overpower the palate as some other stronger garlics may do. This variety is easy to grow and produces large bulbs with dense cloves that store well. Originated south of the Canadian border: along the banks of the Columbia River, on the Colville Indian Reservation in the town of Inchelium, Washington. Inchelium Red Garlic Allium sativum var. Try mild, rich Inchelium garlic simply roasted or baked; use it for perfect garlic mashed potatoes, homemade vinaigrettes or just rub a fresh cut clove in the salad bowl before adding greens. Quick facts Award-winning flavor Large, easy to process heads Originally from the Colville Indian Reservation in Inchelium, Washington. spring harvest. across and contain 15 cloves on average. Bulbs are typically 2″ to 2.5″ and its thick outer wraps help extend its shelf life when storing it. Originally found on the Coville Indian Reservation in Inchelium, WA. produces more cloves per bulb as compared to hardneck types. A wonderful garlic for all-purpose use where mild flavors are preferred. It produces well too, so you’ll get an abundant harvest. Rot is one of the few problems you may encounter growing this garlic. It’s easy and requires little hands-on care, and A softneck variety hardy enough to overwinter in the North. Inchelium Red Garlic Inchelium Red is a softneck Artichoke garlic known for its superior taste. Designed by Elegant Themes | Powered by WordPress, The Complete Book of Garlic: A Guide for Gardeners, Growers, and Serious Cooks, Growing Great Garlic: The Definitive Guide for Organic Gardeners and Small Farmers, “This mild flavored garlic is great baked and blended with mashed potatoes. Chefs enjoy Inchelium Red Bulbs are protected by thick outer wrappers. plants 48-64 linear feet at 6” spacing. Divide garlic bulbs into cloves just before planting, and keep as much garlic skin on as possible. calls for garlic. I made a simple dip with fresh cherry tomatoes, local olive oil, and Inchelium red garlic. Stores for up to 9 months. Through the Ark of Taste Agricultural Conservation program, Inchelium garlic is being introduced to farmers and growers to increase demand for a garlic that was once common and now nearly unknown. Sign up to get all the latest gardening tips! Growing Inchelium Red garlic isn’t difficult. number of cloves can vary a lot, though, from 12 to 20 per bulb. You can also plant in spring, but the fall harvest will be Great information on how to plant and grow garlic. The bulb generally consists of 10-12 … Inchelium Red (softneck) Garlic – Heirloom 1 full head Plants produce medium heads containing 8-10 cloves per bulb. They will become sweet and Most Artichokes mature earlier in the season but Inchelium Red garlic is one of the last Artichokes to be ready, so it is usually harvested later in the season than other Artichokes such as Italian Late. This large, top-quality softneck was discovered on the Colville Indian Reservation in northern Washington, “Four to five clove layers with 8 to 20 cloves. Has about 12-20 cloves per bulb. 6-8 bulbs per pound and 96-128 cloves per lb. the bulb. Inchelium Red garlic is one of the more popular garlics to grow, as it combines large bulb size with good storage life and is easy to grow in a range of different climates. Inchelium garlic is an heirloom variety that is listed on Slow Food USA's Ark of Taste. Available again in September 2020. plants. Garlic, Inchelium Red SOLD OUT | RESTORATION SEEDS Allium sativum## HOW TO GROW GARLIC, SOFTNECK Garlic thrives in well-drained, rich soil. water. Inchelium Red is the only North American garlic included in the USA’s ‘Ark of Taste’, a slow food movement, spanning many continents, that works … Large off-white bulbs, blushed pale purple at the base, have 4 to 5 layers with 10 to 20 cloves per bulb. Inchelium Red Artichoke softneck. Inchelium Red is a softneck Artichoke garlic with a mild taste and considered a gourmet garlic. Voted best tasting soft neck garlic. This type of garlic can also be decorative. Inchelium Red Garlic 0 out of 5 $ 14.00 Unit Clear Inchelium Red Garlic quantity Add to cart SKU: GA801. lnchelium Red is a large and beautiful artichoke garlic with delightfully robust flavor but not so strong as to be overpowering. Organic Inchelium Red Garlic has a mild, but lasting flavor, with a hint of hot! Growing Inchelium Red garlic isn’t difficult. Inchelium Red Garlic is an artichoke-type softneck variety and national taste-test winner. Find more gardening information on Gardening Know How: Keep up to date with all that's happening in and around the garden. Its large 3" bulbs produce many cloves. the few problems you may encounter growing this garlic. 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