In this mix
|Direct Sow/ Plant Out|
- Border (Middle)
- Broad Tolerance
- May - July
- 60cm (24in)
- atropurpureum (syn. nigrum var. purpureum)
- Common name
- Black Garlic
- Full Sun
- Plant 10-15cm deep, with bulbs 10cm-15cm apart. These are perennial and long-lasting so plant them somewhere permanent.
A well-known classic, that’s so perennial you can even get away with growing it in grass. It’s tough, reliable, long-flowering — and dark and rich.
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Allium petals are edible, you can scatter them on salads. We use the more delicate types like cowanii and unifolium most often at Perch Hill.
Removing the foliage once it becomes tatty doesn't appear to affect the bulbs.