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Ornamental onion (Allium hollandicum) profile

Written by Maggie

Mar 03 2021

Ornamental onion (Allium hollandicum) profile

The Ornamental Onion, scientific name Allium hollandicum, has about 1250 species of perennial bulbs, which belonged to Liliaceae at the old time, but is now classified into Alliaceae by botanical classification.

Ornamental onion picture

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Ecology of ornamental onion

Ornamental Onions (Allium hollandicum) like warm planting and are more resistant to shade.

Growing methods of ornamental onion

Ornamental Onions (Allium hollandicum) are usually suitable for soil cultivation as they may cause rotting roots because of their thin roots.

Ornamental Onion (Allium hollandicum) should be disinfected before planting and after removing their outer skin, they should be planted with clear bulbs.

Ornamental Onion (Allium hollandicum) is suitable for planting clumps with several clumps so that the patterns look better.

Orderly Onions (Allium hollandicum) have no special requirements for fertilizer but they can be added with top fertilizer when they bud in early spring to ensure the healthy growth of flowers and leaves.

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Ornamental onions pests and Insects

Overly damp conditions leave ornamental onions prone to fungal issues, including bulb rot, rust, and mildew. Leaf spots and thrips are also common threats to ornamental onions. 

Use of ornamental onions

Some Ornamental Onions (Allium hollandicum) are used as ornamental plants, while others, such as shallots, garlic, and leeks, are used in daily food or as flavorings.

Ornamental onion Flower language

Ornamental Onion (Allium hollandicum) Flowers language is Orderly, bold and festive.

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