Garlic Mustard ‘Alliaria petiolata’

A hedgerow plant with white flowers, a food plant for the Orange Tip butterfly larvae. Also called Hedge Garlic, Garlic mustard is one of the oldest spices used in Europe. Today, the chopped leaves are used for flavouring in salads and sauces such as pesto, and sometimes the flowers and fruit are included as well. These are best when young, taste of both garlic and mustard.

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Additional information

Sun Preference


Soil Preference

Most Soils OK

Suitable for

Prefers semi-shade/hedgerow environment.


This is a food plant for our favourite, the Orange Tip Butterfly!

Flowering season

April – June

Flowering colour


Eventual height


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