Can Garlic Be Grown From Seed?

Garlic seed is hardly ever produced by plants. Garlic cloves, the part of the garlic that is typically planted to produce garlic bulbs, is often referred to as seed. But if true seeds were obtained and planted it's unlikely they would produce a plant or if one did grow it would take years to produce garlic.

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