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Garlic 'Persian Star'

Allium sativum

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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!

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Persian Star have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Persian Star

Growing Persian Star from seed

Transplanting Persian Star

Harvesting Persian Star

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.