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Sicilian honey garlic

Nectaroscordum siculum

'Sicilian honey garlic' is a plant in the Nectaroscordum genus with a scientific name of Nectaroscordum siculum. Blooms grow to 1.0 cm (that's 0.39 inches in imperial) in diameter and typically produce a medium honey fragrance. The mature flowers are of a single form. It is an edible flower / herb and is treated mainly as a perennial, so it grows best over a period of time (3 years and greater). Sicilian honey garlic is known for growing to a height of approximately 90.0 cm (2.93 feet). This plant tends to bloom in late spring.

Sicilian honey garlic is normally quite a low maintenance plant and is normally very easy to grow - great for beginner gardeners!

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How to grow Sicilian honey garlic

  • Medium

Remember to water Sicilian honey garlic moderately. Use Zone 5 - Zone 9 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant. Try to keep the ph of your soil between the range of 5.6 and 7.8 as Sicilian honey garlic likes to be in weakly acidic soil - weakly alkaline soil. Keep in mind when planting that Sicilian honey garlic is thought of as hardy, so this plant will grow or become dormant during the winter.

Growing Sicilian honey garlic from seed

A bulb plant – plant directly outdoors.

Transplanting Sicilian honey garlic

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Sicilian honey garlic is a hardy plant.

Companion plants for Sicilian honey garlic

These plants have been known to grow well alongside Sicilian honey garlic so consider planting:

Repellent plants for Sicilian honey garlic

These plants will not grow well with Sicilian honey garlic so avoid planting these within close proximity:

Common Sicilian honey garlic problems

These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Sicilian honey garlic plants:

Other names for Sicilian honey garlic

Ornamental onion, Ornamental garlic, Mediterranean bells

Allium siculum, Allium nectaroscordum siculum, Allium dioscoridis, Nectaroscordum bulgaricum, Nectaroscordum siculum subsp. bulgaricum, Allium bulgaricum

Sicilian honey garlic care instructions

How long does Sicilian honey garlic take to grow?

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