Bulbine Bulbosa 'Native Leek'-BUSH TUCKA-25 seeds

Bulbine Bulbosa 'Native Leek'-BUSH TUCKA-25 seeds

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“Native Leek” 

Family: Asphodelaceae

Ideal sowing temp: 18-25C (Avoid the coldest and hottest temps).

Position:  Sunny.

Sowing: 1mm deep.  Cover very lightly with soil. Warm, shaded or semi-shaded position while sprouting.

Care:  Water with fine mist spray to avoid disturbance of the seed.

Sprouting: 10-20 days.

Other common names include Bulbine Lily, Golden Lily, Leek Lily, Wild Onion, and Yellow Onion Weed.

Perennial herb to 75cm.  It has grey-green leaves and bright yellow flowers. Most common throughout temperate Australia from central Queensland to Tasmania and South Australia. Growing in a variety of habitats including red gum woodland and dry sclerophyll forests, it is common in grasslands and rock crevices.  It mainly flowers through Spring and Summer although cultivated plants tend to have longer flowering periods. With fragrant, attractive flowers, it is popular for rockeries, cottage gardens and as a container plant.

Regarded as the sweetest of the lily plants. The corms may be roasted and eaten all year round.

The Chakra Garden cannot take any responsibility for any adverse effects from the use of plants. 

Always seek advice from a professional before eating or using a plant medicinally.

WARNING: may be poisonous to stock if consumed in large quantities.

****Please note: these are seeds (we are NOT selling these as live plants. Quarantine restrictions and costs prohibit us from selling these seeds to WA, Tas, and Internationally.

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Customer Reviews

Based on 2 reviews
Native Leek

Received in a timely manner. Only had luck with 3 of 25 seeds. Have ordered another 50 seeds to try again.

We are sorry to hear this Debra. We pick the bulbine seeds by hand here and our wholesale customers have been ecstatic with the growth rate. We sincerely hope you have better luck with your next packet and we'd love to hear how it goes.

Annette Snyder
Native Leek

The seeds arrived promptly, planted & await their germination. Thank you