Allium senescens montanum

German Garlic

Easy to grow, edible members of this diverse family include Onions, Garlic, Shallots, Leeks, Green Onions and Chives. Leaves grow best in cool weather and moist soil. Mature Onions, Garlic and Shallots form bulbs in summer. Feed early in growing season with low nitrogen, high potassium and phosphorus fertilizers. Slower grown from seed, but you will get a larger crop and more varieties to choose from. Easiest to grow from small bulbs called sets. In mild winter areas, plant in fall. Elsewhere, plant in earliest spring. Store Garlic bulbs and Onions in a cool, dry, airy place out of direct light.
Allium senescens montanum, German Garlic
Numerous cup-shaped flowers bloom in an umbel up to 2 inches across.

Attributes - Allium senescens montanum

Plant Type: Bulb, Vegetable

Bloom Season: Early Summer through Mid Fall

Flower Color: Lavender

Height: 1 ft. to 1 ft. 6 in.

Width: 1 ft.

Sunlight: Full Sun

Climate: Zones 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11

Notes: Container Plants, Edible, Low Maintenance.

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