Originating in South Russia, the highest yields are produced in areas with very cold winters. Glazed purple bulbs with a tinge of gold are stunning. Fantastic flavor makes Purple Glazer is one of the best varieties for baking. The clove covers with their distinctive long sharp points resemble an eight point star, hence their name. They are a full flavored garlic with only a small bite. Harvest fall planted garlic the following season, late spring or early summer, about 240 days from planting. Harvest spring planted garlic the same season, about 90 days from planting. Averages 11 cloves per bulb. Hardneck variety.