Hardneck Garlic-(Allium Sativum Ophioscorodon)- this garlic comes in 2 varieties, Silverskin and Artichoke. Hardnecks are considered closest to "wild garlic" and hold more complex flavors and spice levels. They also produce beautiful scapes that can be used by themselves in cooking, holding an intense flavor. These varieties are considered easier to peel and have a shorter shelf life. We chose our varieties carefully for out wet and unpredictable weather here in the Willamette Valley. Hardneck garlic is hardier and best for growing in Northern Climates. Sub-types include Purple stripe, marbled purple stripe, Asiatic, Glazed purple stripe, Creole, Middle Eastern, turban, rocambole, and porcelain.
Softneck Garlic-(allium sativum)-Great for braiding! This variety typically has a milder flavor and produces numerous smaller cloves. Softneck will store longer than hardneck varieties and tend to mature more quickly in the ground. Sub-types include blano Piacenza, California early and late white, Corsican Red, Inchelium Red, silver rose, silver white and French red.
Nestled in the gently rolling hills of the Willamette Valley, the heart of Oregon wine country, lies the Muhly Family century farm. Our traditions have been passed down through six generations. This is our way of life... farming, preserving and growing our own foods. We strive to provide only the highest quality, locally grown fruits and produce in our products. We proudly support our local farmers.