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Garlic Trivia | 30 facts about the vegetable

Garlic Trivia | 30 facts about the vegetable

It is a species of bulbous flowering plant in the onion genus Allium. Its close relatives include the onion, shallot, leek, chive, Welsh onion and Chinese onion. The word garlic derives from Old English, garlēac, meaning gar (spear) and leek, as a ‘spear-shaped leek’. Per a 2012 study, China grows a staggering two-thirds of the world’s garlic, believed to be around 46 billion pounds per year. Per a 2012 study, China grows a staggering two-thirds of the world’s garlic, believed to be around 46 billion pounds per year.

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