Plant Care Crow Garlic

Crow Garlic

About Crow Garlic

Field garlic is a common lawn weed that is native to Europe, Africa and the Middle East. It has naturalized in much of the world including the eastern US. It is a cool-season perennial that emerges in the fall and goes dormant after flowering in the early summer. It grows in a wide variety of soils including heavy clay and prefers partial to full sun.


Allium vineale

Also known as

Wild garlic, Onion grass and Stag's garlic

How to care for Crow Garlic


How often to water your Crow Garlic

Water needs for Crow Garlic
0.5 cups
every 9

Crow 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.

Calculate water needs of Crow Garlic

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Crow Garlic in your home

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

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

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

Crow Garlic does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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How to fertilize Crow Garlic

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

Difficulty Level

Crow Garlic can be challenging to care for, according to some plant parents. Check out the reviews down below to learn from their experiences!

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Care Summary for Crow Garlic

Crow Garlic

Crow 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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