Plant Care Onionweed

Onionweed

Also known as

Hollow-stemmed asphodel, Onion-leafed asphodel and Pink asphodel

Taxonomy

Asphodelus fistulosus
Asphodelus
Asphodelaceae
Asparagales

How to care for Onionweed

Water

How often to water your Onionweed

Water needs for Onionweed
0.5 cups
every 9

Onionweed 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 Onionweed

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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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 Onionweed in your home

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

Onionweed love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Onionweed does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

Nutrients

How to fertilize Onionweed

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

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Care Summary for Onionweed

Onionweed

Onionweed


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft 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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