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Old 4 Weeks Ago   #31
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What does hardneck mean?
It means that it makes a flower. The flower stem is hard, so they are called "hardneck". Some garlic varieties do not flower, so the stem stays soft and flexible until harvest.
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Oh! Thanks for explaining.
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