Siberian garlic is believed to be native to Asia, origin of Siberian garlic is unknown. Siberian garlic is said to have been brought to America in the 19th century when an Alaskan fishermen traded with farmers in Siberia.
Mid-season, Purple Stripe type. A top-notch producer in cold climates. The cloves are protected by an attractive light pink skin that becomes even redder when grown in high-iron soils.
Best of all, it is purported to have high allicin content, possibly the highest of any garlic. Allicin supports normal cholesterol levels, boosts the immune system, and enhances circulation. Siberian garlic contains vitamin B6, vitamin C, and manganese. It also contains a very high amount of allicin, which is an antimicrobial compound that helps support the body’s cholesterol levels and immune system.