Naturally grown! Chesnok Red is a striking purple stripe hardneck variety that yields large bulbs containing 8-10 long, easy to peel red cloves. This is a highly flavorful cooking and baking variety, and stores 6-7 months. It is aromatic and richly flavored, with a mild, creamy taste. Scapes can be harvested and used for cooking before the garlic itself is actually harvested. Originally from the Republic of Georgia. There are approximately 48-60 cloves per lb. on average. Approximately 5-6 bulbs per pound. This product is naturally grown by our supplier. Tested nematode-free. Performs well in any climate. Hardiness zones 3-8.