A very sturdy plant with an extremely strong root system.
German Extra Hardy, known for its vigor, has a white outer parchment and reddish-tinged cloves. And while it loves northern winters, it grows well in Zones 3 – 9. It also stores well.
Each one-pound package of German Extra Hardy comes with 6 – 8 bulbs that contain about four to seven cloves per bulb. This means that you could harvest up to 45 bulbs of garlic next spring!
German Extra Hardy isn’t just great in the garden, though. It’s absolutely delicious in any dish you could ever cook up. This robust tasting garlic is the perfect addition in soups, pasta dishes, stews, chowders, or any recipe that calls for garlic. (By the way, to get the maximum health benefits of the garlic, wait until the last few minutes of cooking to add it to your dish. This will ensure that its health-promoting compounds stay active. Garlic has been used in the healing traditions of countless cultures for thousands of years. )
Year-after-year this is one of the best performing garlic varieties. Strong garlic flavor when raw that turns sweet when cooked, German Extra Hardy garlic- it even has a rich, sweet and caramely when it is roasted.