Rocambole


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Rocambole

 

(Allium scorodoprasum), a perennial herbaceous plant of the family Liliaceae. The ovate bulb is covered with dense brown scales and has numerous dark violet bulbels. The stem is 40–80 cm high and has short linear leaves measuring 4–10 mm across. The leaves are almost twice as short as the stems. The purple flowers are in an umbellate inflorescence, in which bulbels also develop. Rocambole is found in Western Europe and the European USSR. It grows in meadows, on grassy slopes, and amid shrubbery. The plant is sometimes cultivated for its bulbs and leaves, which are used in food in place of garlic.

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Big-flavor rocamboles such as Chesnok Red and Spanish Roja excel in cold winter climates.
Rocambole leaves are broad in width and relatively closely spaced.
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Of the three hard-neck groups, Rocambole, with only 6 to 11 cloves per head, is the most acclaimed for flavor and ease of peeling.
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