NAME: Pregnant Onion
OTHER COMMON NAMES: Sea Onion / False Sea Onion / Onion Lily
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Ornithogalum Caudatum syn. Albuca Bracteata / Ornithogalum Longibracteatum
PLANT SEEDS: Best started indoors in pots and / or at temps of 70 – 80F
BLOOM TIME: Late Spring - Early Summer / Fall - Winter Indoors
HARDINESS ZONE: 8 - 11 or As A Houseplant
PLANT HEIGHT: 36 - 48"
PLANT SPACING: 24 - 36"
LIGHT REQUIREMENTS: Sun - Part Shade
SOIL & WATER PREFERENCES: Average
QUANTITY: 20 Seeds
OTHER: The Pregnant Onion is not an edible onion, but a large ornamental above-ground bulb. It is named for its “babies” or pups that protrude from its sides like a “baby bump”. These pups can be
left on the mother plant, or removed to start new plants. It is a succulent plant that is native to South Africa, most commonly grown in containers and/or as a houseplant. They do not require much care, & can be a lot of fun to grow!
The Pregnant Onion has beautiful white star shaped flowers with green veining on stalks that can reach 3 feet tall. Each flower spike can contain 100 flowers, & each bulb can have multiple spikes blooming at a time. Their bloom period lasts for a month, so you are sure to get plenty of enjoyment from them! The plants have strap shaped leaves that can reach 2 feet long. There are many traditional medicinal uses for this plant, but please use caution – the whole plant can also be poisonous if used incorrectly.
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Aug 24, 2021
The seeds were delivered quickly; planted by a master gardener, but not one sprouted. I'm currently waiting for new seeds to try again.
Jul 14, 2021
Jan 18, 2021
Arrived pretty good time frame, 10 extra seeds in ea package, that was cool, will order from here again
Dec 30, 2020
Item arrived quickly, packaged well and with a bonus pack of seeds! Always happy with this seller. Courteous, quick shippers.
Dec 8, 2020