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Top Rated Bulbs For Edibility

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More information on Allium species can be found here

 

       
Allium ampeloprasum

Wild Leek
BULB growing to 1.8 m (6ft) by 0.1 m (0ft 4in)
fully hardy well drained soil moist soil full sun
 
Allium canadense mobilense

Canadian Garlic
BULB growing to 0.4 m (1ft 6in) by 0.2 m (0ft 8in)
fully hardy moist soil wet soil semi-shade full sun
 
Allium cepa

Onion
An evergreen Bulb growing to 0.6 m (2ft)
fully hardy moist soil full sun
 
Allium cepa ascalonicum

Shallot
BULB growing to 0.3 m (1ft)
fully hardy moist soil full sun
 
       
Allium cepa proliferum

Tree Onion
BULB growing to 1.2 m (4ft)
fully hardy moist soil full sun
 
Allium cernuum

Nodding Onion
BULB growing to 0.5 m (1ft 8in) by 0.3 m (1ft)
fully hardy moist soil full sun
 
Allium fistulosum

Welsh Onion
BULB growing to 0.6 m (2ft) by 0.2 m (0ft 8in)
fully hardy moist soil full sun
 
Allium neapolitanum

Daffodil Garlic
BULB growing to 0.3 m (1ft) by 0.1 m (0ft 4in)
 frost hardy well drained soil moist soil full sun
       
Allium paradoxum

Few-Flowered Leek
BULB growing to 0.3 m (1ft) by 0.1 m (0ft 4in)
frost hardy moist soil shade semi-shade full sun
 
Allium sativum

Garlic
BULB growing to 0.6 m (2ft) by 0.2 m (0ft 8in)
frost hardy well drained soil moist soil full sun
 
Allium sativum ophioscorodon

Serpent Garlic
BULB growing to 0.6 m (2ft) by 0.2 m (0ft 8in)
frost hardy well drained soil moist soil full sun
 
Allium schoenoprasum

Chives
BULB growing to 0.3 m (1ft) by 0.3 m (1ft in)
fully hardy moist soil semi-shade full sun
 
       
Allium schoenoprasum sibiricum

Giant Chives
BULB growing to 0.3 m (1ft) by 0.3 m (1ft in)
fully hardy moist soil semi-shade full sun
 
Allium triquetrum

Three-Cornered Leek
BULB growing to 0.4 m (1ft 4in)
frost hardy moist soil shade semi-shade full sun
 
Allium tuberosum

Garlic Chives
BULB growing to 0.3 m (1ft) by 0.3 m (1ft in)
 fully hardy well drained soil moist soil full sun
Allium ursinum

Wild Garlic
BULB growing to 0.3 m (1ft) by 0.3 m (1ft in)
fully hardy moist soil shade semi-shade full sun
 
       
Camassia quamash

Quamash
BULB growing to 0.3 m (1ft) by 0.2 m (0ft 8in)
fully hardy moist soil semi-shade full sun
 
     

 

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