Garlic
Allium sativum - garlic
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Garlic has many uses and is a constant in any kitchen.  It’s a perennial herb usually grown as an annual with long strappy, flat, grey-green leaves forming an edible bulb. It’s a fairly tough and easy-growing plant that prefers a sunny position in well-drained soil.

Pick the bulbs when the leaves turn yellow then leave them to dry out in a well-ventilated area before using. Garlic can be used to flavour a variety of dishes.  It can be baked, boiled, sautéed or grilled. You can cut the growing shoots or use the entire young garlic plants as 'garlic greens' in stir-fry. The plant will thrive in either your garden bed or a large pot. 

  • Growing tip: Plant garlic among roses and fruit trees to repel pests such as aphids.
Size — 100mm
Growth Width — 10cm
Growth Height — 1m
Fragrant
Light Requirements — Full sun
Soil Requirements — Well drained soil
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Watering needs

Keep soil moist but not wet.