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Rocambole Garlic Varieties

Rocambole Garlic - Spanish Roja
Rocambole garlic

 

Rocambole garlics are well known for their wonderful, robust, well-rounded, true-garlic flavour. They have loose skins which make them easy to peel. Bulbs can be large and characteristically have 8 to 12 cloves. Given the right conditions, particularly the right amount of water and enough heat, the varieties we are offering produce superb bulbs. All have reddish brown skins covering the individual cloves. The bulb wrappers often have red, pink or purple stripes when they are first harvested. If the scapes are left on to mature Rocamboles typically produce 10 to 20 good sized bulbils.

If you are interested in propagating from bulbils see our growing Rocamboles from bulbils page.

 

End of Season Clearance Prices - All Varieties - No limits

                      

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

                  All the Rocamboles have been grown from the 2015 bulbil restart program.

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No Limits, New Lists
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.

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.
 
 

We classify all Rocambole garlics as 'Collectors Garlics'.

2018 has been an excellent harvest and we wish to offer a size and volume discount. The price is $6.00 per bulb for up to 10 bulbs and $5.00 per bulb for 11 or more bulbs. Medium bulbs are $3.50 each.

Rocambole Garlic - Organic Seed

French Rocambole

Sublime flavour and medium heat that lingers. From Al Picketts of Eureka Garlic on Prince Edward Island.

2018 limit 100 bulbs 2015's maximum per order

2018 limit 100 bulbs medium 2015's maximum per order

Rocambole Garlic - Organic Seed

German Red

This Rocambole has the most typical garlicky flavour imaginable. A robust,complex flavour. Excellent for salad dressings.

2018 limit 200 bulbs 2015's maximum per order

2018 limit 100 bulbs medium 2015's maximum per order

Rocambole Garlic - Organic Seed

Italian Purple

Another fine Rocambole.

2018 limit 100 bulbs 2015's maximum per order

2018 limit 100 bulbs medium 2015's maximum per order

Rocambole Garlic - Organic Seed

Newfoundland Heritage

Peter Sobol sent us this heritage garlic from Newfoundland where he says it has been grown for 300 or 400 years. We think it is a Rocambole and like the taste.

2018 limit 100 bulbs 2015's maximum per order

2018 limit 100 bulbs medium 2015's maximum per order

Rocambole Garlic - Organic Seed

Salt Spring Select - none available

A Rocambole from Salt Spring Seeds in British Columbia via Al Picketts of Eureka Garlic on Prince Edward Island. Salt Spring Select is listed in the Seeds of Diversity Canada catalogue of heritage varieties. It performs very well.

 

Rocambole Garlic - Organic Seed

Spicy Korean Red

A lively Rocambole from Randy White of Mission, B.C. One of Henry's favourites. Performs well.

2018 limit 100 bulbs 2015's maximum per order

2018 limit 100 bulbs medium 2015's 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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