Garlic Bulb Varieties Comparison Chart

Name Part # Days To Maturity Type Skin Color Storage Potential (Months) Flavor Hardiness Notes Avg # Cloves/Bulb
Music – Divided Heads Organicnew 3498GDog Approx 290 from fall planting Hardneck Porcelain Creamy white, thick and tight 6 - 8 Derived from 'German Extra Hardy.' Very similar flavor profile. Excellent 4 - 5 jumbo-sized
German Extra Hardy Organic 3535Gog Approx 290 from fall planting Hardneck Porcelain White outer (head), red inner (cloves) 6 - 8 Classic, medium pungent. Excellent 4 - 7 large
Chesnok Red Organic 3536Gog Approx 290 from fall planting Hardneck Purple Stripe Purple-striped 6 Fine flavor; smooth texture; great for roasting. Very Good 8 - 12 medium-sized
Inchelium Red Organicnew 4086Gog Approx 280 from fall planting Softneck Artichoke White with hints of purple 8+ Mild. Improved 8 - 20 (or more) small to medium
Music Organic 3498Gog Approx 290 from fall planting Hardneck Porcelain Creamy white, thick and tight 6 - 8 Derived from 'German Extra Hardy.' Very similar flavor profile. Excellent 4 - 5 jumbo-sized
German Red Organic 3537Gog Approx 290 from fall planting Hardneck Rocambole Light purple 4 - 5 Bold, robust, spicy. Excellent; not recommended for Southern growers. 8 - 9 medium-sized