How to grow Crinum asiaticum

Crinum asiaticum growing herbaceous geophyte of the genus Crinum also known as Giant crinum lily or Spider lily, Crinum asiaticum perennial evergreen or semi deciduous used as ornamental fragrant plant, can grow in subtropics, temperate or mediterranean climate and growing in hardiness zone 7-11a.

Leaves color green in linear shape and grow connected group as a spike.

Crinum asiaticum flower

Flower fragrant color white, shape of the flower “like trumpet” with narrow petals.

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How to grow Crinum asiaticum growing and care:

Heavy soil, wet land, swamp, frost free

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

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Yes (to get the same color and shape as the mother plant

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Recommended planting season?
Spring, summer, autumn

Pests and diseases:
Grasshopper, snails

Pruning season:
Autumn / Winter

How to prune:
Old and dead leaves

Size of the plant:
0.5-1.2 m, 2-4 feet

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water / Big 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

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General information about the flower
Fragrant flowers color white, shape of the flower “like trumpet” with narrow petals

Scientific name:

Crinum asiaticum

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