Persian Star is part of the Allium genus and is a Garlic variety. Its scientific name is Allium sativum 'Persian Star'.
A unique purple striped hardneck, Persian Star is one of the more visually beautiful garlics. It has a rich spicy gourmet flavor, and is easy to peel. It also has an unusual early season low-growing habit, which makes it hardier in cold winter climates than many others. Stores 5-6 months.
Uzbekistan is believed to be where Persian Star originates from.
Persian Star Garlic is normally quite a low maintenance plant and is normally very easy to grow - great for beginner gardeners!
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This is a mid to late harvest garlic. Stop watering when the leaves start to show signs of yellowing, then when the lower leaves are brown its probably time to dig. Dig up a test bulb and check that cloves are well formed and covered before harvesting the rest.