As of 6.21.19 we are suspending sales of this garlic until we hear back from the community of Chamisal as to whether they wish to retain naming and production rights to this variety and it's unique story.
HEIRLOOM. Rocambole variety. This garlic was gathered from a creek bank on an old Spanish homestead in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains of New Mexico by Boxcar Farm in 2005. The postmistress of their small village told them where to look and explained that this garlic had been growing wild there since her grandfather was a boy. ~9 Large easy-peel cloves. Mid-season harvest. Hot & spicy garlic with red coloring on wrappers. Short shelf life. Grown by Hobbs & Meyer Farms. Certified organic.
***Note: Orders for garlic and shallots are placed on a prepaid/preorder basis and will only ship September through October of each year. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us for more information.***