Plant Care German Garlic

German Garlic

Also known as

Allium acutangulum, Allium acutangulum montanum, Allium acutangulum petraeum, Allium ancipiticaule, Allium angulosum montanum, Allium calcareum, Allium fallax, Allium fallax montanum, Allium fallens, Allium leptophyllum, Allium montanum leptophyllum, Allium montanum lusitanicum, Allium montanum subbulbiliferum, Allium schoenoprasum lusitanicum, Allium senescens, Allium senescens calcareum, Allium senescens montanum and Allium spirale


Allium lusitanicum

How to care for German Garlic


How often to water your German Garlic

Water needs for German Garlic
0.5 cups
every 9

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

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

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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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.

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Finding light for German Garlic in your home

Light needs and placement for plant German Garlic: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

German Garlic love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

German Garlic does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of German Garlic in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize German Garlic

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for German Garlic: 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 German Garlic after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for German Garlic

German Garlic

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


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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