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How to grow:
Garlic (Allium sativum) is a plant that may reach 50 cm to 120 cm, and forming a bulb containing various segments, normally called "garlic cloves". These as well cooked raw or roasted, is generally used as a spice or condiment in various types of culinary dishes due to its distinctive flavor can be consumed. Although less used, young leaves, scapes (flower stalks), the flowers, the bulblets arising from flowers and seeds can also be eaten.
The garlic can be grown in various climates, with different regions suitable for different cultivars. However, hot and rainy regions are not suitable for planting, it is necessary to have a cold period at the beginning or in the middle of the growing season, with temperatures between 0 ° C and 15 ° C, to stimulate the formation of bulbs (head of garlic).
Garlic should be irrigated with frequency so that the soil is always kept moist during the early stage of plant growth. Decrease the frequency of irrigation when the bulbs are growing. About 10 to 20 days before harvest, suspend irrigation.