The french garlic varieties

Description sheets of garlic varieties sold as certified plants and registered in the Official French Catalogue

SPRINT

Clonal variety, group VI, purple ("early asiatic" group), OYDV virus-free regenerated plant, with flower scape

Demander :
INSTITUT NATIONAL DE LA RECHERCHE AGRONOMIQUE
B.P. 36
78041 GUYANCOURT CEDEX
FRANCE

Breeder name : INRA
Botanical name of taxonomic group : Allium sativum L.
Common name of taxonomic group : Garlic
Variety name : SPRINT
Variety type : Clone

Characteristics

Foliage
ATTITUDE Erect to semi-erect 2
LEAF
Green color Medium 5
Waxiness Weak 3
Length Medium 5
Width Medium 5
PSEUDOSTEM
Intensity of anthocyanin coloration Medium to strong 6
Width of the base Medium 5
Flowering stem Present 9
FLOWERING STEM
Length Short 3
Bulblets Absent 1
BULB
Size Large 7
Shape in longitudinal section Transverse narrow elliptic 1
Shape in cross section Circular 2
Position of root disc Depressed 1
Shape of base Flat 2
Compactness of cloves Loose 3
Ground color of dry external scales White 1
Anthocyanin stripes Present 9
Number of cloves Few to medium 4
Distribution of cloves Radial 1
External cloves Absent 1
CLOVES
Size Medium 5
Color of scale Purple 4
Intensity of color of scale Medium 5
Anthocyanin stripes Present 9
Color of flesh Yellowish 2
Time of harvest maturity Early 3
End of dormancy of cloves Early 3

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