6

I bought a bulb of organic garlic to try and grow.

While separating the cloves, a couple of them broke off that woody root 'plate'.

Will they still grow?

2

No, they will not. The plate is the only point on a garlic clove where the roots can emerge. Don't plant them, as they may host pests/diseases while decomposing that may affect the other good cloves and spoil the crop.

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.