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The Glamorous Garlic Vine!

Tiffany Cornell . Monday, February 05, 2018 . Comments
The Glamorous Garlic Vine!

The Garlic Vine, also called the false garlic plant, is a woody climbing vine with beautiful flowers. It is known as the false garlic plant because it is unrelated to edible garlic.

Growing garlic vine is very rewarding because it produces beautiful lavender blossoms, bell-shaped and fragrant. According to plant lore, a garlic vine eliminates the bad luck from a house. 

One of the top garlic vine uses is to grow it on a chain link fence. Be careful if you use a wooden structure since the vine can get woody and heavy. It can be grown in containers and should be trimmed after the flowers are gone.

When you start growing garlic vine, plant it in a garden location that gets either full or partial sun. Garlic vine care is easiest if you grow the plant in well drained soil. 

Don't stint on water with this plant. If you use compost at the base as mulch, it helps the roots stay cool and moist. 

Happy Gardening!


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