Plant Care Naples garlic

Naples garlic

Also known as

Naples garlic, Neapolitan garlic, Daffodil garlic, False garlic, Flowering onion, Naples onion, Guernsey star-of-bethlehem, Star, White garlic and Wood garlic


Allium neapolitanum

How to care for Naples garlic


How often to water your Naples garlic

Water needs for Naples garlic
0.5 cups
every 9

Naples 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 Naples garlic in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Naples garlic: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Naples garlic love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Naples garlic does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Naples garlic

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

Difficulty Level

Naples garlic is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Naples garlic

Naples 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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