Garlic plant growing herbaceous of the genus Allium also known as Allium sativum, Garlic is a perennial plant because the vegetative reproduction of the bulbs, the bulb is biennial and used as annual plant, grow in mediterranean, desert, subtropical, temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 3-11.

Leaves green in the top white in bottom, the leave grow in radial growth, the young leaves start to grow from the middle.

Flowers small the color is white, the flower grow on stem as inflorescence in a umbel shape

Garlic bulbs

Bulb is assemble from separate cloves, each clove cover with thin peel, in one bulb can be 5-10 cloves

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Requirements for Name growing and care:

Mulch, rich soil, well drain soil, free of rocks, nitrogen

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Bulb (clove)

Is it necessary to use vegetative reproduction?
No, but possible

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Aggressive

Planting season:
Spring / Autumn

Pests and diseases:
Onion fly, Onion thrips

Pruning season:
All smart

How to prune:
Stem of inflorescence

Size of the plant?
Bulb 3-7 cm (1-3 inches), leaves 40-100 cm 16-40 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
No

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Yes

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Summer

General information about the flower
Small white flowers that grow on stem as inflorescence in a umbel shape

Thinning the bloom:
Recommend to the thinning the stem of inflorescence unless the need in the seeds

Pollination is done by:
Bees

Edible leaves

Leaves harvesting season:
All year

How to harvest the leaves?
Can be taken with the bulb or just some leaves at the time (better with the bulb)

Information about leaves:
Leaves green in the top white in bottom, the leave grow in radial growth, the young leaves start to grow from the middle.

Uses of Name leaves:
Eaten raw, cooked, spice, herbs

Edible Roots

Information about  Garlic’s bulb:
Bulb is assemble from separate cloves, each clove cover with thin peel, in one bulb can be 5-10 cloves

When to pull up Garlic’s bulb:
Summer

Uses of Garlic bulb:
Eaten raw, cooked, spice, salad

Scientific name:

Allium sativum

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