How to grow Asphodelus fistulosus

Asphodelus fistulosus growing herbaceous of the genus Asphodelus also known as Onionweed, Asphodelus fistulosus perennial deciduous or annual plant, used for the edible roots and leaves mostly used as ornamental plant, can grow in mediterranean, desert, subtropical, temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 7-10.

Leaves color green in linear shape grow in rosette structure.

Asphodelus fistulosus flower

Flower color white with pink stripes.

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How to grow Asphodelus fistulosus growing and care:

Well-drained soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Planting season:
Spring / Summer / Autumn

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
Dead leaves and bloom stems

Size of the plant:
30-60cm, 12-24 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing

Water requirement:
Small amount of water / Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full sun / Half shade

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?

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

Blooming information

Bloom season?
Spring / Summer

General information about the flower:
White flowers with pink stripes, flowers have 6 petals

Scientific name:

Asphodelus fistulosus

Alternative names: Hollow-stemmed asphodel, Onionweed, Onion-leafed asphodel, Pink asphodel

Blooming Seasons

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Ornamental parts

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Plant life-form

Plant uses

Planting season

Plants sun exposure

Watering plants

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