How to Grow Allium moly Plants in your Garden

Gardener's HQ Guide to Growing Golden Garlic / Yellow Garlic Jeannine

Yellow garlic jeannine

en el Jard?n Bot?nnico de Madrid: allium moly photograph by Manuel.

Allium moly Growing and Care Guide

  • Scientific Name: Allium moly
  • Common Name: Yellow Garlic Jeannine, Yellow Garlic, Golden Garlic, Lily Leek.
  • Growing Zone: USA: 3 to 9
  • Life Cycle / Plant Type: Herbaceous, Perennial

Plant Details

  • Plant Height (Inches): 6 to 9
  • Plant Spread (Inches): 6 to 9
  • Time of Bloom: Summer
  • Flower Details: Yellow
  • Leaf Foliage: Green
  • Fruit:
  • Growth Form: Irregular or sprawling, Upright or erect

Ideal Growing Conditions

  • Best Light Conditions: Full sunlight
  • Rate of Growth: Quick
  • Suitable Soil Types: Adaptable, Loamy, Sandy, Well drained
  • Soil Moisture: fast

Caring Conditions

  • Care:
  • Level of Maintenance:
  • Propagation: Divide clumps in early spring; remove bulbous offsets in autumn
  • How to Prune: Not usually required
  • Pests: Susceptible to onion fly
  • Diseases: Mainly trouble free, Onion white rot and downy mildew

Further Information

  • Can Attract: Low
  • Tolerant of: Deer, Black Walnut
  • Best Garden Use: Border, Container, Foundation, En masse , Rock garden, Woodland garden
  • Family: Amaryllidaceae
  • Closely Related Species:
  • Miscellaneous: Non-native to North America, Naturalizing, Attracts butterflies, Suitable for dried flowers
  • Genus Detail: Allium
  • Further Reading and References: Here and Here

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