How to grow Allium ursinum

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

Garlic bulbs

Bulb edible in white to yellow color and in elliptic to drop shape.

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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:

Planting season:
Spring / Autumn

Pests and diseases:
Onion fly, Onion thrips

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

Water requirement:
Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

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:

Uses of Allium ursinum flower:
Salad, cooked

Edible leaves

Leaves harvesting season:
All year

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

Edible Roots

Information about Allium ursinum bulb:
Bulb yellow-white in elliptic shape

When to pull up bulb:
Summer, autumn

Uses of Garlic bulb:
Eaten raw, cooked, spice, salad

Scientific name:

Allium ursinum

How to grow Allium ursinum

Allium ursinum


Blooming Seasons
  • Spring flowers
Edible Parts
  • Edible leaves
  • Edible Roots
Culinary uses
  • Cooked
  • Eaten raw
  • Salad
  • Spices
Flower colors
  • White flower
  • Mediterranean Climate
  • Subtropics Climate
  • Temperate Climate
Harvest Season
  • Autumn Harvest
  • Spring Harvest
  • Summer Harvest
  • Winter harvest
Ornamental parts
  • Ornamental flower
  • Ornamental leaves
  • Ornamental plant
Plant growing speed
  • Average growing plants
Plant life-form
  • Geophyte
  • Herbaceous
  • Leaf plant
  • Perennial plant
Plant Uses
  • Ground fixing plants
  • Ornamental plants
Planting Season
  • Autumn Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Summer planting
Plants sun exposure
  • Full sun Plants
Watering plants
  • Regularly water
Hardiness zone
  • Hardiness zone 4
  • Hardiness zone 5
  • Hardiness zone 6
  • Hardiness zone 7
  • Hardiness zone 8
  • Hardiness zone 9

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