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Garlic cultivation

(Allium sativum)

CULTIVATION OF GARLIC

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Garlic characteristics

Perennial plant of the Lily family Liliaceae - up to 1,5 m. Flat leaves till 8 mm wide. Greenish or whitish flowers, sometimes rosy, not very abundant (sometimes lacking) that stand out with their long peduncle on a head of little bulbs, surrounded by a very long spathe. Bulb of garlic formed by a white cover inside which there are several little bulbs (cloves). August - september

Garlic cultivation
Cultivated garlics in a field

Garlic watering

It does not tolerate very abundant irrigations that can rot bulbs. Normally with natural rain is sufficient, except when the season is very dry.

Garlic uses

As food, medicinal plant and to control pests when planted near other flowers.

Garlic cultivation place

Plant it in full Sun

Garlic propagation

Propagate from seeds (it requires two seasons to produce garlic) and by means of little bulbs (cloves) during the autumn and until end of January.

The soil must previously prepared with a good plowing and organic compost. Keep soil free of weeds.

Garlic soil

It prefers loose soil with a good drainage.

*Medicinal plant. See properties in the listing above

Another species of " Allium".

Allium acuminatum ----------------..............

Allium acutiflorum --------------................

Allium akaka -----------------................

Allium albopilosum --------------- ..............

Allium altaicum ----------------.............

Allium altissimum ----------------..............

Allium amabile -----------------................

Allium ampeloprasum ------------ Wild leek, kurrat

Allium angulare ----------------.............

Allium angulosum ----------------..............

Allium atropurpureum -----------------................

Allium beesianum --------------- ..............

Allium bisceptrum ----------------.............

Allium bodeanum ----------------..............

Allium bolanderi -----------------................

Allium brevistylum --------------- ..............

Allium caeruleum ----------------.............

Allium canadense ---------------- Canada garlic, meadow leek

Allium carinatum ----------------- Keeled garlic

Allium carolinianum --------------- ..............

Allium cepa ---------------- Onion, scallion, shallot

Allium cernuum ---------------- Lady's leek

Allium chamaemoly ---------..............

Allium chinense -----------------................

Allium christophii --------------- Star of Persia

Allium cupanii ----------------.............

Allium cyaneum ----------------..............

Allium douglasii -----------------................

Allium dregeanum --------------- ..............

Allium dichylamydeum --------- Coast onion

Allium drummondii ----------------.............

Allium fistulosum ---------------- Welch onion

Allium flavum -------------------- Small yellow onion

Allium galanthum --------------- ..............

Allium geyeri ----------------.............

Allium giganteum ---------------- giant allium

Allium grayi -----------------................

Allium grosii -------------------..............

Allium hollandicum --------------- ..............

Allium hookeri ----------------.............

Allium insubricum -----------...........

Allium jesdianum ----------------..............

Allium karataviense -----------------................

Allium kunthii --------------- ..............

Allium kurrat ----------------.............

Allium ledebourianum ----------------..............

Allium macleanii -----------------................

Allium macropetalum --------------- ..............

Allium macrostemon ----------------.............

Allium melananthum -------------..............

Allium moly ---------------------- Golden garlic

Allium monanthum -----------------................

Allium moschatum -----------------...............

Allium mutabile --------------- ..............

Allium narcissflorum ----------------.............

Allium neapolitanum ---------------- Naples onion, daffodil onion

Allium nectaroscordum -----------------................

Allium nigrum ------------------------ ..............

Allium obliquum ----------------.............

Allium oleraceum ---------------- Field garlic

Allium oreophilum -----------------................

Allium orientale --------------- ..............

Allium oschaninii ----------------.............

Allium ostrowskianum ----------------..............

Allium paniculatum -----------------..............

Allium paradoxum ----------------- few-flowered leek

Allium pendulinum --------------- ..............

Allium platycaule ----------------..............

Allium porrum ---------------------- Leek

Allium przewalskianum --------------- ..............

Allium pyrenaicum-----------------..........

Allium ramosum ----------------.............

Allium roseum ----------------...........

Allium rotundum ------------..............

Allium rubellum ----------------..............

Allium rubrum -----------------................

Allium ruhmerianum --------------- ..............

Allium sacculiferum ----------------.............

Allium schoenoprasum ----------------- Chives

Allium schubertii --------------- ..............

Allium scorodoprasum ---------------- Sand leek

Allium semenovii ----------------..............

Allium senescens -----------------................

Allium sphaerocephalon --------------- Round-headed leek

Allium splendens ----------------.............

Allium stellatum ----------------..............

Allium stipitatum -----------------................

Allium stracheyi --------------- ..............

Allium suaveolens ----------------.............

Allium subhirsutum ----------------..............

Allium taquetii -----------------................

Allium textile --------------- ..............

Allium thunbergii ----------------.............

Allium tricoccum ----------------..............

Allium triquetrum ----------------- Three -cornered leek

Allium tuberosum --------------- ...Chinese cheeves

Allium unifolium ----------------..............

Allium ursinum -------------------- Ramsons, wood garlic

Allium validum --------------- ..............

Allium victorialis ------------------ ............

Allium vineale -------------------- Crow garlic

Allium wallichii -----------------................

Allium zebdanense --------------- ..............

*More information in the listing above

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