Type: Hardneck, Glazed Purple Stripe Group
Cloves per bulb: 8-10
Storability: 4-6 months
Red Rezan is listed in the Seeds of Diversity Canada catalogue of heritage varieties. It is a vigorous, mid-sized Glazed Purple Stripe in which relatively small plants produce large bulbs. The dark purple glazed bulbs have a tinge of gold are said to have originated from Rezan, Russia which is south of Moscow. There is a strong lasting flavour without too much heat and without any aftertaste. The well-rounded garlic is strongly aromatic and often used in pestos.