Tulbaghia violacea growing herbaceous geophyte of the genus Tulbaghia also known as Society garlic or Pink agapanthus, Tulbaghia violacea perennial evergreen plant, edible plant but mostly used as ornamental plant cut flower fragrant, can grow in mediterranean, subtropical or temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 7-10.
Leaves edible color green or variegate green with white, leaf narrow and hollow grow in radial structure, leaves grow in groups linked together.
Tulbaghia violacea flower
Flowers fragrant small the color is pink-purple, the flower grow on stem as inflorescence in a umbel shape.
Bulb edible small in the color white-yellow.
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Requirements for Tulbaghia violacea growing and care:
Mulch, rich soil, well drain soil
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Bulb/ Vegetative reproduction
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Spring / Summer / Autumn
Pests and diseases:
How to prune:
Dead leaves and thin overgrowth
Size of the plant?
30-60cm, 12-24 inches
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing
Small amount of water / Average amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade / Full Shade
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Spring / Summer
General information about the flower:
Pink-purple flowers, the flower grow on stem as inflorescence in a umbel shape
Leaves harvesting season:
How to harvest the leaves?
Can be taken with the bulb or just some leaves at the time
Information about leaves:
Leaves are narrow and hollow grow in radial structure, leaves grow in groups linked together
Uses of Tulbaghia violacea leaves:
Salad, cooked, stir fry
Information about Tulbaghia violacea plant bulb:
Small bulb in the color white-yellow
When to pull up bulb:
Uses of the bulb:
Eaten raw, cooked, salad