Raw Taste: It is crisp and crunchy with a light taste that is reminiscent of shallots. There is a slight sharpness with a warm rich aftertaste that lingers.
Description: Ukraine is a Rocambole garlic yielding 8 to 12 cloves per bulb.
Recipe Recommendations: It is excellent for salads and pesto among other raw uses where you might want a light but snappy garlic devoid of heavy garlic-ness.
Growing: It grows well in most areas of the USA and harvests in early summer.
Storage: It stores i nto mid-winter at room temperature.
Origins: It’s rumored to have originated in Ukraine.