Uses: Wild garlic has traditionally been used to treat fever and colds, as well as asthma and tuberculosis. Extracts are administered as enemas for stomach problems. The leaves have been used to treat cancer of the oesophagus.
Culture: Tulbaghias do best in at least four hours of direct sunlight a day, with night temperatures of 40F-45F. Frost damage can be evident at 20F-25F. Keep the soil moist but not wet, and fertilize monthly. Make sure plants get good air circulation. Watch for mealybugs. Bulbs multiply rapidly and should be divided and repotted in spring or when they become overcrowded. Growth rate is medium. USDA Hardiness Zones 7-11