Chinese new season fresh garlic is harvested from May to June according the exact planting base site. Yunnan origin is available earlier than Shandong origin, and most are single clove, it is a member of the allium family, a special variety. The only one clove originated in Yunnan province of China, it is also widely grown in southeast Asia. Many southeast Asian cuisines, such as Thai cuisine, often use this type.
Single clove garlic is about the size of a walnut and smells of garlic, but not as strong as normal variety. General variety grows into multiple petals, but solo garlic has only one clove with white skin and some purple stripes. Compared with ordinary variety, the skin is easier to peel off, so it is often used in commercial cooking. Same as regular type, when it is cooked whole, the meat softens and can be pressed into a paste.