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  1. photo Set It and Forget It! Plant <b>Garlic</b> Now, Enjoy It Next SummerSet It and Forget It! Plant Garlic Now, Enjoy It Next SummerArticle
    , ideally a hardneck “true” garlic. Though it can be tempting to pick up elephant garlic for its huge bulbs, elephant garlic is actually more closely related to the onion, and can have trouble if you plantRead more
  2. photo Amazing Alliums: Decorative, Edible and Easy to GrowAmazing Alliums: Decorative, Edible and Easy to GrowArticle
    summer dishes. Branch out and try a recipe that uses the flowers. Allium Ampeloprasum / Elephant Garlic: This edible but mild garlic variety can grow up to 6 feet tall, producing cloves the sizeRead more
  3. photo How to Transplant Seedlings of the Brassica (Cabbage) FamilyHow to Transplant Seedlings of the Brassica (Cabbage) FamilyArticle
    , such as elephant garlic or onions, will still give them ample growing space and sunlight. Interplanting lettuces and spinach is a great way to maximize growing space, as these can be planted fairly denselyRead more

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Elephant garlic


Elephant garlic (Allium ampeloprasum var. ampeloprasum) is a plant belonging to the onion genus. It is not a true garlic, but actually a variant of the garden leek. It has a tall, solid, flowering stalk and broad, flat leaves much like those of the leek, but forms a bulb consisting of very large, garlic-like cloves. The flavor of these, while not exactly like garlic, is much more similar to...More