Our Georgian Crystal is a Top Seller. This beautiful garlic is a Porcelain variety that is known for its large size, rich taste, and ease of growing. Georgian Crystal is big, bold and beautiful and a top performer for yield and size. The taste is a mild heat for those with a sensitive tongue. When slow roasted this variety, has a wonderful buttery flavor. Bulbs normally contain 4-6 larger cloves.
Georgian Crystal is a large and beautiful porcelain garlic with delightfully robust flavor but not very much hotness. If you want a richly flavored, long storing Porcelain that won't burn you out, this garlic is a top choice. This garlic is an excellent garlic for raw eating and in pesto, and salsa.
The Georgian Crystal plant grows tall and appears to be relatively resistant to most of the diseases that can affect garlic. It originated in the Republic of Georgia, the former Soviet republic between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea.
A good substitute for Georgian Crystal is Music is German Extra Hardy.
Eat or use as Garlic Seed; Ready for planting. Grow your own garlic! Our Georgian Crystal Garlic is grown in the foothills of Hyalite Peak, Bozeman, Montana.
GroEat Garlic is shipped beginning in September, depending on the season and the variety. Quantities are limited; order early for best availability. Sorry, not available to Idaho or Canada.
Georgian Crystal is a garlic planted in the fall, soon after the first frost and a few weeks before the first hard frost. The seed garlic bulbs should be taken apart into separate cloves not long before planting. Hardneck garlic requires vernalization (exposure to a period of cold temperatures) before or after planting. Plant cloves two inches deep, the pointed side up. Garlic does best with a loose soil with very good drainage and a pH of 7.0 optimum. Plant in an area with full sun exposure.
BOTANICAL NAME: Allium sativum
DAYS TO MATURITY : 260
BREED: Heirloom, Open-pollinated
GARLIC TYPE: Hardneck
GARLIC HARDNECK TYPE: Porcelain
Quantities are limited; order early for best availability.
PLEASE READ: We do not ship garlic to Idaho, Canada, Guam, or the Virgin Islands.