CERTIFIED ORGANIC GARLIC Marbled Purple-Stripe/Hardneck (5-7 cloves/bulb, 5-7 bulbs/pound) Large, beautiful dark purple-striped bulbs with brilliant color that catches the eye. Better than average keeping ability with brown clove wrappers; plump, easy-to-peel cloves! Initial bite mellows to a pleasant garlicky flavor. Fat cloves are well-suited to roasting with a pleasing garlic flavor. Well suited to fresh eating, sauteing, stir-frying, pickling, and in soups, pesto and hummus. A consistent and productive garlic that holds well in long-term storage. This variety will grow well in most regions of the United States, including northern climates.