How to grow Sternbergia

Sternbergia growing geophyte of the genus Sternbergia also known as Winter daffodil, Sternbergia is perennial plant summer deciduous and used as ornamental plant, can grow in mediterranean, desert, subtropics climate and growing in hardiness zone 6-11.

Leaves are narrow and grow in groups linked together.

Sternbergia flower

Flower color can be: yellow or white there are 6 petals and 6 yellow stamens, flower start to grow in the first rains, after this the leaves start to grow.

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Requirements for Sternbergia growing and care:

Dry summer or take the bulbs out of the ground, alkaline soils, well drain soil, don’t let weeds grow

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

Is it necessary to use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Need dry summer

Planting season:
Summer, autumn, winter

Pests and diseases:
Snail, slugs

Pruning season:

How to prune:
When all the leaves are dry, prune all

Size of the plant?
10-30 cm, 4-12 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Slow growing

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

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?

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

Blooming information

Bloom season:

General information about the flower
Flower color can be: Yellow or white there are 6 petals and 6 yellow stamens

Thinning the bloom:
Wind and rain

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