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Garlic and Shallots: Allium sativum 'Rosewood'

Botanical name: Allium sativum 'Rosewood'

Common name: garlic

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Planted
2
times

Sprite
created by:
in the weeds

Austin, Tx

at a glance

Soil: damp, neutral, sand
Sun:
  
Zones: 8a thru 10b
Care:
easy
Lifespan:
perennial
Category:   
Attributes:

deer resistant, bee attracting, edible

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description for "Garlic and Shallots: Allium sativum 'Rosewood'"

'Rosewood' garlic is a hardneck variety. This type of garlic produces a woody flower stalk with bulblets atop as well as large cloves underground. The cloves are bigger and easier to peel than the ones produced by softnecks. Two pounds plants about 25 row feet. Variable size, but the large bulbs are strikingly beautiful. Long-keeping. Developed by the former USSR. -- edited by dtd pbcouchman

History:

Allium sativum has been cultivated throughout such a large portion of human history, that the true species is no longer known in the wild.

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