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 located in Atlanta, Georgia.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

Check the growing potential in your area

A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

Plant care guide for glassy onion in Atlanta, Georgia

Atlanta, Georgia

52% Low

Growing glassy onion in Atlanta right now

Light needs for plant glassy onion in Atlanta, Georgia

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

December 1st, 2021

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Atlanta is currently low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determini…

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Light needs for plant glassy onion in Atlanta, Georgia

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 22.2% ☀️

December 1st, 2021

Atlanta is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Atlanta is expected to decrease by 22.2% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 8.9 megajoules of energy per m2 per …

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Light needs for plant glassy onion in Atlanta, Georgia

Daylight will decrease by 0.9 hours 📉

December 1st, 2021

This month, Atlanta is getting an average of 8.8 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 8% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.8 total hours of dayligh…

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Finding light for glassy onion in your home

Light needs and placement for plant glassy onion: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

glassy onion love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Atlanta, Georgia ⛅.

glassy onion does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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.

When to repot glassy onion

Nutrient needs for plant glassy onion in Atlanta, Georgia

Is this a good time of year to repot? No ⏳

December 1st, 2021

The growing potential in Atlanta is low 📉.

Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.

It's best to repot…

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Care Summary for glassy onion

glassy onion


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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