Garlic (Allium sativum 'Music') in the Garlic Database

Data specific to Garlic (Edit)
Garlic type: Porcelain
Neck type: Hardneck

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Underground structures: Bulb
Uses: Culinary Herb
Medicinal Herb
Suitable as Annual
Dynamic Accumulator: K (Potassium)
Ca (Calcium)
S (Sulfur)
Mn (Manganese)
Na (Sodium)
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Propagation: Other methods: Bulbs
Pollinators: Bees
Various insects


Planting a Garlic Matrix, No Strings AttachedPlanting a Garlic Matrix, No Strings Attached
December 13, 2016

Here is a quick and easy method of planting allium (garlic & shallots) in really tight rows (matrix). Using this method I can fast plant 200 allium in a 5x10 foot garden. In addition, later on it's really easy to spot any cloves that did not sprout.

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Posted by tinpins (Mississauga, Ontaria, Canada (near Toronto) - Zone 6a) on May 29, 2013 7:27 AM

Sturdy plant, good keeping qualities, good flavour

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Posted by OldGardener (So Cal - Zone 10b) on Nov 23, 2013 3:02 PM

Although highly rated, Music did poorly in my garden the one year I grew it. Not surprising as it is a hardneck listed for cooler areas (I am in zone 10) and higher elevations.

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Plant Events from our members
Weedwhacker On July 24, 2015 Harvested
Weedwhacker On March 30, 2015 Plant emerged
Weedwhacker On October 26, 2014 Seeds sown
"seeds" = cloves
Weedwhacker On August 2, 2014 Harvested
Weedwhacker On November 5, 2013 Seeds sown
"seeds" = garlic cloves
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