Belonging to the Allium genus (Allium sativum 'Ajo Rojo'), Ajo Rojo is a variety of Garlic.
A creole, hardneck garlic – does best in mild winter areas. Sweet and flavourful. Ajo Rojo has good storing abilities.
This variety is an Herb
that typically grows as an Annual
, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of a single year. Typically grows with a forb-like habit.
Due to how easy it is to grow in a variety of conditions, Ajo Rojo Garlic is great for beginner gardeners and those that like low maintainance gardens.
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How to grow Ajo Rojo
Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Ajo Rojo is thought of as very hardy, so this plant will tend to go dormant over the long winter months. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Ajo Rojo are Zone 3 and Zone 8. A soil ph of between 6.0 and 7.0 is ideal for Ajo Rojo as it does best in weakly acidic soil - neutral soil.
Growing Ajo Rojo from seed
Aim to sow 0.98 inches (2.5 cm) deep and try to ensure a gap of at least 3.9 inches (10.0 cm).
Transplanting Ajo Rojo
As Ajo Rojo is very hardy, ensure temperatures are mild enough to plant out - wait until after your last frost date to be on the safe side.
Harvesting Ajo Rojo
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Taste is hot, but not too strong. I chose it because it would perform well in my Southern US garden, and would recommend it to others in the area, although I probably won’t grow it again.
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