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Hi just bought a garlic plant and was wandering if i have to split the already growing bulbs or do i plant as a whole one never done garlic before



hi, you can split them into individual cloves and plant them 6-9" apart and then you should havest more bulbs in late summer. [i think thats when you lift them, some one will correct me if i 'm wrong]

7 May, 2011


They like a period of cold weather, so we plant ours in January - or the previous October - then harvest in August/September or - if planted the year before - in June/July. Then treat like onions with a period of drying before using.

8 May, 2011


I planted mine about 2 weeks ago, and they are shooting up - although now I'm confused when to dig them up.

But yes, split the cloves. I didn't know how to do it last year and planted the whole bulb together, doh!

8 May, 2011

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