Allium ursinum grow and care – herbaceous of the genus Allium also known as Wild garlic or broad-leaved garlic, Garlic is a perennial plant because the vegetative reproduction of the bulbs, the bulb is biennial and used as annual plant, grows in temperate, mediterranean, subtropical climate and growing in hardiness zone 4-9.
Leaves edible green in elliptic shape on stem, the leave grow in radial growth, the young leaves start to grow from the middle.
Flowers edible small the color is white, the flower grow on stem as inflorescence in a umbel shape
Bulb edible in white to yellow color and in elliptic to drop shape.
Allium ursinum for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy
How to grow Name growing and care:
Mulch, rich soil, well drain soil, free of rocks, nitrogen
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Bulb (clove)
Is it necessary to use vegetative reproduction?
No, but possible
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Spring / Autumn
Pests and diseases:
Onion fly, Onion thrips
How to prune:
Stem of inflorescence
Size of the plant?
Bulb 3-7 cm (1-3 inches), leaves 40-100 cm 16-40 inches
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Average amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
General information about the flower
Small white flowers that grow on stem as inflorescence in a umbel shape
Thinning the bloom:
Recommend to the thinning the stem of inflorescence unless the need in the seeds
Pollination is done by:
Uses of Allium ursinum flower:
Leaves harvesting season:
How to harvest the leaves?
Can be taken with the bulb or just some leaves at the time (better with the bulb)
Information about leaves:
Leaves green in elliptic shape, the leave grow in radial growth, the young leaves start to grow from the middle.
Uses of Allium ursinum leaves:
Eaten raw, cooked, spice, herbs
Information about Allium ursinum bulb:
Bulb yellow-white in elliptic shape
When to pull up bulb:
Uses of Garlic bulb:
Eaten raw, cooked, spice, salad