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Porcelain Garlic Variety

Porcelain Garlic - Susan Delafield
Porcelain garlic - Susan Delafield

The garlics described on this page belong to the Porcelain garlic variety. Porcelains are big, beautiful looking garlics with satiny white wrappers. They keep well, have a strong flavour, and do well under a wide variety of growing conditions. They usually have 4 to 6 large cloves with reddish brown clove skins. The smaller number of cloves means that when used as seed garlic they yield fewer plants. If the scapes are left on the plants to mature, they each produce hundreds of tiny bulbils which can be planted to produce full-sized bulbs in about three years. We highly recommend Porcelains for growing anywhere in Canada

 

 

  

 

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Full size bulbs $4.00 per bulb
Full size by pound $28.00 per pound
Medium size bulbs $2.50 per bulb
Medium size by pound $20.00 per pound
Small size bulbs $1.50 per bulb
Small size by pound $15.00 per pound
Specialty by half pound $12.00 per half pound

Porcelain Varieties of Seed Garlic

 

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Now that everyone has had a chance to purchase some of our garlic the limits have been raised substantially. Here is a list of the garlic products available now with the adjusted prices.

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Garlic Varieties

 
Garlic Family Tree
For more information on the relationships between the garlic varieties see Bob Anderson’s The Garlic Family Tree and Where Garlic Came From from the Gourmet Garlic Gardens website.
   
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Dan's Russian

Dan’s Russian comes from Dan Jason at Salt Spring Seeds. A garlic with medium heat. It has a lovely flavour and fries well.

2018 limit 100 bulbs maximum per order

2018 limit 100 bulbs medium size maximum per order

2018 limit 100 bulbs medium 2015's maximum per order

2018 limit 10 lbs '2015 small by pound' maximum per order


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Fish Lake 3

Fish Lake 3 has big cloves and bulbs; good strength and taste. Fish Lake 3 is listed in the Seeds of Diversity Canada catalogue of heritage varieties.

2018 limit 100 bulbs maximum per order

2018 limit 100 bulbs medium size maximum per order

2018 limit 100 bulbs medium 2015's maximum per order

2018 limit 10 lbs '2015 small by pound' maximum per order

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Georgian Crystal

Georgian Crystal has good flavour and is one of the milder Porcelains. Our new stock comes from Golden Acres Farm. Georgian Crystal is listed in the Seeds of Diversity Canada catalogue of heritage varieties.

2018 limit 100 bulbs maximum per order

2018 limit 100 bulbs medium size maximum per order

2018 limit 100 bulbs medium 2015's maximum per order

2018 limit 10 lbs '2015 small by pound' maximum per order

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Georgian Fire - none available

Georgian Fire is a medium strength Porcelain.

 

 

   
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Great Northern

A Porcelain from Al Picketts of Eureka Garlic on Prince Edward Island. One of Al's favouites. Great Northern is listed in the Seeds of Diversity Canada catalogue of heritage varieties.

2018 limit 2 bulbs maximum per order

2018 limit 2 bulbs extra large maximum per order

2018 limit 10 lbs '2015 small by pound' maximum per order

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Italian Porcelain

Italian Porcelain is a very nice Porcelain that grows well.

2018 limit 100 bulbs maximum per order

2018 limit 3 lbs '2015 small by pound' maximum per order

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Leningrad

Leningrad is a medium hot Porcelain. Leningrad has become a staple thanks to its excellent flavour, ease of growing and long storage life. Leningrad is listed in the Seeds of Diversity Canada catalogue of heritage varieties.

2018 limit 200 bulbs maximum per order

2018 limit 100 bulbs medium size maximum per order

2018 limit 100 bulbs medium 2015's maximum per order

2018 limit 10 lbs '2015 small by pound' maximum per order

2018 limit 20 extra large bulbs maximum per order

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Mammoth 

A Porcelain from Al Picketts of Eureka Garlic on Prince Edward Island.

2018 limit 100 bulbs maximum per order

2018 limit 20 bulbs medium size maximum per order

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Melody

A pleasant Porcelain.

2018 limit 100 bulbs medium 2015's maximum per order

2018 limit 2 lbs '2015 small by pound' maximum per order

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Mennonite

A Porcelain from Paul Pospisil.

2018 limit 100 bulbs maximum per order

2018 limit 100 bulbs medium size maximum per order


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Music

A favourite of growers and gardeners. One of the milder Porceains.

2018 limit 100 bulbs maximum per order

2018 limit 100 bulbs medium size maximum per order

2018 limit 100 bulbs medium 2015's maximum per order

2018 limit 10 lbs '2015 small by pound' maximum per order

2018 limit 20 extra large bulbs maximum per order

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Newfoundland Tall

This Porcelain came as a bonus with the Newfoundland Heritage (a Rocambole) that we received from Peter Sobol in Newfoundland. Delicious, medium strength.

2018 limit 100 bulbs maximum per order

2018 limit 100 bulbs medium size maximum per order

2018 limit 100 bulbs medium 2015's maximum per order

2018 limit 10 lbs '2015 small by pound' maximum per order

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Northern Québec

Good strength, flavour, size and vigour. One of our hottest Porcelains. Popular with growers because it grows so well under all conditions. Northern Québec is listed in the Seeds of Diversity Canada catalogue of heritage varieties.

2018 limit 200 bulbs maximum per order

2018 limit 100 bulbs medium size maximum per order

2018 limit 100 bulbs medium 2015's maximum per order

2018 limit 10 lbs '2015 small by pound' maximum per order

2018 limit 20 extra large bulbs maximum per order


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Romanian Red

A very flavourful, medium hot Porcelain that grows very well. From L&O Farms. Romanian Red is listed in the Seeds of Diversity Canada catalogue of heritage varieties.

2018 limit 200 bulbs maximum per order

2018 limit 100 bulbs medium size maximum per order

2018 limit 100 bulbs medium 2015's maximum per order

2018 limit 10 lbs '2015 small by pound' maximum per order

 

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Rosewood

A Porcelain from L&O Farms. Delicious and mild for a Porcelain. Bulbs are small for a Porcelain. Rosewood is listed in the Seeds of Diversity Canada catalogue of heritage varieties.

2018 limit 2 lbs '2015 small by pound' maximum per order

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Susan Delafield

Susan Delafield is one of our hottest and most flavourful Porcelains, a leading garlic. It grows tall, produces large bulbs, and is more tolerant of wet conditions than most garlic varieties. It is a variant of Music that is distinctly different and has been growing true for us since 2004. We got it from Dan Jason of Salt Spring Seeds. Dan said he named it after the research scientist who sent it to him. Susan Delafield is listed in the Seeds of Diversity Canada catalogue of heritage varieties.

2018 limit 300 bulbs maximum per order

2018 limit 100 bulbs medium size maximum per order

2018 limit 100 bulbs medium 2015's maximum per order

2018 limit 10 lbs '2015 small by pound' maximum per order

2018 limit 20 extra large bulbs maximum per order

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Sweet German - none available

One of the milder Porceains.

 

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Yugoslavian Porcelain

Yugoslavian Porcelain was obtained from a grower in the region and is common in the Okanagan and the Kootenays of British Columbia. Yugoslavian Porcelain is one of our hottest Porcelains. Grows and keeps well.

2018 limit 300 bulbs maximum per order

2018 limit 100 bulbs medium size maximum per order

2018 limit 100 bulbs medium 2015's maximum per order

2018 limit 10 lbs '2015 small by pound' maximum per order

 

 

Note on Flavours
Please take our comments on flavour with a generous pinch of salt. The apparent strength and flavour of a strain of garlic is an individual perception. Different people under the same circumstances can have diametrically opposed views on the palatability and heat of a strain of garlic.

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