Plant Care glassy onion

glassy onion

Taxonomy

Allium hyalinum
Allium
Amaryllidaceae
Asparagales

How to care for glassy onion

Water

How often to water your glassy onion

Water needs for glassy onion
0.5 cups
every 9

glassy onion needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

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Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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Finding light for glassy onion in your home

Light needs and placement for plant glassy onion: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

glassy onion may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

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Nutrients

How to fertilize glassy onion

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for glassy onion: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your glassy onion after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Care Summary for glassy onion

glassy onion


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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