garlic seed, montana garlic, garlic recipe, cooking garlic, organic farm, grow garlic, plant garlic, hardneck varieties, bozeman organc
  • Facebook

Grown In Montana is a federally registered trademark regulated by the Montana Department of Commerce.   REGISTRATION NUMBER is #14669
Made in Montana, PO Box 200533, Helena, MT 59620-0533.

medicinal grow garlic, seed garlic, planting garlic, youtube, show me, new york, california, colorado, montana, hardneck, scapes, roots

Organic Reference: USDA: 7 CFR 205.101(a).  GeoEat Farms follows USDA organic standards including §205.203  Soil fertility and crop nutrient management practice standards.   Reference 7 CFR 205.101(a) Exemp.-Certification - 7 CFR 205.102.  Headquarters Address:   302 North Roberts, Helena, MT, 59620   *  Public Phone: 406- 444-9421

© 1999 - 2020 by GrowEat Farm.

P.O. Box 6056

Bozeman, Montana, MT  59771

(406) 580 1314

USDA ORGANIC organics, exempt, Organic farms and businesses CFR 205.101, 100%, seed garlic

SPANISH ROJA (Hardneck, Rocambole)


Spanish Roja is a popular Rocambol Hardneck. It’s flavor is superb, full-bodied, rich and sweet.  The garlic heat index is: moderate-to-hot heat.  The cloves are easy to peel making it a favorite for chefs and cooks.  Bulbs are 2" - 3" and larger and average 8-10 cloves.   The wrappers that cover the bulb can be cream on the outside and deep purple closer to the cloves.  The local restaurants in our area demand this variety because they find the flavor to be “true garlic”.


Spanish Roja apparently originated in Spain.  Spanish Roja would eventually travel to the New World and find its way to the Northwestern region of the United States just before 1900.   It is also called Greek garlic by home gardeners.  


From a grower's perspective, the leaves of the Spanish Roja are broader as compared to a Porcelain.  The overall height of the plant is shorter as well.  Plants in our region typically grows to 12-18" tall with a spread to 6-9" wide.   This garlic produces a dark green plant with healthy leaves, and is a very good survivor.


    Spanish Roja 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.


    OTHER NAME:  Greek

    BOTANICAL NAME: Allium sativum

    LIFE CYCLE: Annual

    GARLIC TYPE: Hardneck


    DAYS TO MATURITY: 250 days


    Quantities are limited; order early for best availability.

    PLEASE READ: We do not ship garlic to Idaho, Canada, Guam, or the Virgin Islands.