Music Garlic

Music Garlic

Details on Growing Music Garlic

  • Type: hardneck porcelain (continental garlic)
  • Color: 
    • shiny white sheath
    • pink-tinged clove skins
  • Maturity: ?
  • Size:
    • 2″ and larger diameter bulbs
    • 4-6 very large cloves per bulb
  • Yield: 
  • Taste:
    • great classic garlic flavor
    • slightly spicy
    • incredibly flavorful
  • Disease or Environmental Tolerance:
    • “Disease resistant” per Peaceful Valley Farm 
    • susceptible to Stem & Bulb Nematodes
    • Temperatures: very cold hardy

Notes:

  • very easy to grow
  • one of the most popular types to grow
  • easy to peel!

Sources: (where to buy)

Results from My Garden with Music Garlic:

Garlic interplanted with potatoes

Garlic interplanted with potatoes

  • This is our favorite garlic to grow. Large cloves that are easy to peel are the biggest reasons – and it has wonderful flavor
  • 2010-2011: first year of stem & bulb nematode infection
  • 2014-201: testing wider spacing (6×12) against 6×6
Season source Planted Qty spacing Harvested days Qty lbs avg size disease
2007-2008 PVFS 11/24 ? 12×16″ 6/? ~182days no records kept one top-set
2010-2011 PVFS 10/13 3 heads = 10 cloves 4×14″ 5/18 217days 7heads no record S&B (30%)
2011-2012 PVFS 11/19 24 cloves 4×18″ 6/2 196days 19heads 3.8 lbs 3.3 oz S&B (20%)
11/28 8 cloves 6×6″ 6/2 187days 9heads 3.5 lbs 6.2 oz  
2013-2014 PVFS 11/8 50 cloves 5×6″ 6/14 218days 36heads 2.1 lbs 0.9oz S&B (28%)
2014-2015 PVFS 10/24 10 cloves 6×12″           test
40 cloves 6×6″           control

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