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What to do with Allium seed heads?



I leave them on as they still look good and I understand they look good with frost on too.

6 Jun, 2011


Mine snapped off at soil level -so I'v hung it up in the greenhouse to dry it out, never done this before so we shall see

6 Jun, 2011


In the past I've cut them at soil level, hung them upside down to dry and used them as decorations. But now I cut the heads off and throw them into the borders, let them roll around like tumbleweed and self seed wherever they like!

6 Jun, 2011


That's a good way to get healthy, vigorous new plants, but the bigger kinds will take 3-5 years to reach blooming size.

7 Jun, 2011

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