Asiatic

ASIAN TEMPEST
  • Genetically closest to Rocambole, Porcelain and Purple Stripe. 

  • These bulbs can grow to a good size without the removal of the scape.

  • Bulbs have a tendency to be striped with lines that run from top to bottom. 

  • Cloves are very firm. 

  • The clove skins are thick and glossy.

  • Like the Turbans, mature very suddenly, just ahead of Artichokes. 

  • Should be harvested just as soon as the leaves begin to brown. 

  • Can store for up to 4 months.  One pound of seed may produce about 40+ plants.

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