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: Aggressive
Spring / Autumn Planting season:
Onion fly, Onion thrips Pests and diseases:
Pruning season: All smart
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: Medium growing
Average amount of water Water requirement:
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing: Full Sun
No Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers: Yes
Spring Bloom season:
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: Bees
Uses of Allium ursinum flower: Salad, cooked
Leaves harvesting season: All year
Can be taken with the bulb or just some leaves at the time (better with the bulb) How to harvest the leaves?
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
Bulb yellow-white in elliptic shape Information about Allium ursinum bulb:
When to pull up bulb: Summer, autumn
Uses of Garlic bulb Eaten raw, cooked, spice, salad :
Edible leaves Edible Roots
Cooked Eaten raw Salad Spices
Mediterranean Climate Subtropics Climate Temperate Climate
Autumn Harvest Spring Harvest Summer Harvest Winter harvest
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Hardiness zone 4 Hardiness zone 5 Hardiness zone 6 Hardiness zone 7 Hardiness zone 8 Hardiness zone 9