Extra Select is part of the Allium genus and is a Garlic variety. Its scientific name is Allium sativum 'Extra Select'. This variety is an Herb that typically grows as an Annual, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of a single year. Normally grows with a forb-like habit.
Extra Select Garlic is normally quite a low maintenance plant and is normally very easy to grow - great for beginner gardeners!
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How to grow Extra Select
Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Extra Select is thought of as very hardy, so this plant will tend to survive through freezing conditions. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Extra Select are Zone 3 and Zone 8. Extra Select tends to grow best in a soil ph of between 6.0 and 7.0 meaning it does best in weakly acidic soil - neutral soil.
Growing Extra Select from seed
Try to aim for a seed spacing of at least 3.9 inches (10.0 cm) and sow at a depth of around 0.98 inches (2.5 cm).
Transplanting Extra Select
Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Extra Select is a very hardy plant.
Harvesting Extra Select