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Nodding onion Allium cernuum

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Care Nodding onion
The Nodding onion develops bulbs or tubers. The development of the The Nodding onion is Nodding onion isn't an evergreen; during the summer it assumes a pink colouring; the adult species are medium in size and reach 70 cm in height.

Temperatures Nodding onionSole pieno
For a balanced development of the The Nodding onion it is advisable to locate it in a place where it is exposed to at least a few hours of direct sunlight. The Nodding onion is a plant which can be grown in the garden year round.During the period of vegetative rest, itís possible to take the bulbs or tubers out of the ground; the well cleaned and dried bulbs should be placed in a cool, dry and dark place; to be planted later on during the most indicated time of year.

Irrigation Nodding onionTenere asciutto
Letís water these plants only when the substratum is clearly dry using 1-2 glasses of water ; during this period of the year we should intervene every 1-2 weeks , or even less if the weather is rainy. To avoid that the bulb or tuber should become rotten, we must remember to avoid excessively abundant waterings, which keep the soil wet for a long time.

Adversity Nodding onion
The spring weather, with a high temperature swing between the day and night hours, and pretty frequent rains, can favour the development of fungus diseases, which should be treated pre-emptively with a systemic fungicide, to use before the gems grow excessively; at the end of the winter we also suggest a wide range insecticide to prevent the attack of aphids and cochineals. We should always remember to do these treatments when there aren't flowerings in the garden.

Substrate Nodding onion
We advise cultivating these bulbous plants in a soft and light, very well drained, soil.

Climate
peat
sand
Soil
Pumice
Bark
S. Organic
alpine
5
0
4
0
0
1
continental
4
0
4
0
0
1
mediterranean
3
0
4
0
0
1

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Cultivate Nodding onion

Seeing the quite contained development itís possible to grow these plants in a container. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.

This page concerns the weather continental it is possible to choose another climate area continental mediterranean

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