The umbel contains all the bulbils from one garlic plant. They can be plated to ensure no transfer of soil borne diseases from one farm to another. Bulbils take multiple years to produce full size garlic bulbs, but allow you to multiply your stock faster because there are more bulbils/plant then cloves.
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