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What variety of garlic should i grow? Answered

I'm looking into starting some garlic in my garden this fall, and i was wondering if anyone had any suggestions on a good garlic for southern California. i'm in zone 8B, and i have read that i probably want a hard-neck garlic, but can't seem to find anything more specific than that. Does anyone have any recommendations? 

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Burf

Best Answer 9 years ago

8B is a warm zone area and hardneck garlic is best grown in cooler climates.
Any softneck garlic is more appropriate for your zone. Silverskin garlic will do well in your climate zone.

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cyc4015Burf

Answer 9 years ago

thanks for the info, i read an article that recommended hard-necks as more flavorful, but didn't mention where they were growing. thanks for the tip!

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caarntedd

9 years ago

Whatever tastes good while still managing to ward off vampires.

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cyc4015caarntedd

Answer 9 years ago

Good call, I've been having alot of problems with that lately, i think i'll plant some under my windows!

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Re-design

9 years ago

I've grown garlic for the last 4 years in Northcentral Texas. I just go to the supermarket and pick up 2-3 heads of whatever they have and grow that. Works great for me so far.

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cyc4015Re-design

Answer 9 years ago

Thanks for the advice, i'll probably do that!