How to grow Ornithogalum arabicum

Ornithogalum arabicum grow and care – herbaceous geophyte of the genus Ornithogalum also known as Arabian starflower or Arabian star of Bethlehem, Ornithogalum arabicum perennial deciduous plant also used as ornamental cut flower fragrance plant, can grow in mediterranean, desert, subtropical or temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 6-10 (possible to keep the bulb in the soil) 4-7 (possible to keep the bulb over the winter indoor).

Leaves color green in linear shape and grow from the bulb.

Ornithogalum arabicum flower

Flower color white in the middle there is darker spot, the flower shape it’s like star with 6 elliptic petals, the flowers grow on stalk.

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How to grow Ornithogalum arabicum growing and care:

Dry summer (or take the bulb out of the ground), well-drained soil

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

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
No

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Poisonous bulb

Recommended planting season?
Spring in cold climate – Autumn / Winter in hot climate

Pests and diseases:
?

Pruning season:
Summer

How to prune:
Dead leaves and bloom stalk and in the end of the season all

Size of the plant?
20-40cm, 8-16 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?
No

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

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Winter / Spring

General information about the flower
White flower in the middle there is darker spot, the flower shape it’s like star with 6 elliptic petals, the flowers grow on stalk

Scientific name:

Ornithogalum arabicum

How to grow Ornithogalum arabicum

Ornithogalum arabicum

רשימת קטגוריות

Blooming Seasons
  • Spring flowers
  • Winter flowers
Flower colors
  • White flower
Climate
  • Desert Climate
  • Mediterranean Climate
  • Subtropics Climate
  • Temperate Climate
Ornamental parts
  • Ornamental flower
  • Ornamental plant
Plant growing speed
  • Average growing plants
Plant life-form
  • Deciduous
  • Geophyte
  • Herbaceous
  • Perennial plant
Plant Uses
  • Floristry
  • Fragrance
  • Ornamental plants
Planting Season
  • Autumn Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Winter planting
Plants sun exposure
  • Full sun Plants
  • Part shade Plants
Watering plants
  • Regularly water
Hardiness zone
  • Hardiness zone 10
  • Hardiness zone 4
  • Hardiness zone 5
  • Hardiness zone 6
  • Hardiness zone 7
  • Hardiness zone 9