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Green Garlic cloves

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A fair few of my garlic this year have thin skins and the individual cloves have gone green. Chlorophyll?? Are they safe to eat as I know potatoes are not??



when you grew these, were they covered with soil?
don't know if safe to eat, try a google search.

12 Sep, 2008


Hi Steve, A Google search is proving elusive. It seems that there is no definitive answer that I can find to this question. But many thanks for the response

12 Sep, 2008


hi pete, did they grow above ground or were they covered in soil? like to know for future reference......steve

13 Sep, 2008


They where planted like onion sets but when the bulbs formed they where mostly above ground which would be their natural habit

14 Sep, 2008

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