Chesnok Red is a striking purple stripe hardneck variety that yields large bulbs containing 8-10 long, easy to peel red cloves. This is a highly flavorful cooking and baking variety, and stores 6-7 months. It is aromatic and richly flavored, with a mild, creamy taste when roasted. Scapes can be harvested and used for cooking before the garlic itself is actually harvested. Originally from the Republic of Georgia. There are about 40-50 cloves per lb. on average. Approximately 5-6 bulbs per pound. Performs well in any climate. Hardiness zones 3-8. AVAILABLE AS CERTIFIED ORGANIC GARLIC.