(This plant comes in a 3.5-inch pot. All our plants are grown under the same conditions, although not all the plants are the same. You will receive a similar plant in size and shape to the ones in the pictures. Our plants are hand-picked and carefully selected to bring you the best quality possible. Please allow us up to 3 business days to process your order. If you wish to receive your order on a specific date, or have special instructions, please add a note at the checkout. The plant is shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots.)
Bowiea volubilis plant has its origin in South Africa. This is a moderate growing variety that can reach up to 16 inches in height. Known by its common name “Climbing onion”, this popular winter-dormant succulent plant from the Asparagaceae family is a great addition to your home. Its green string-like foliage is similar to that of decorative asparagus ferns and edible asparagus. Interestingly, the plant is made up of a nearly spherical ball of succulent matter that resembles an onion, hence the name climbing onion plant.
Bowiea volubilis is a tropical perennial with a medium growth rate.
You can witness eye-catching greenish to white blooms in the spring. Bowiea volubilis flower has a star shape and is small in size.
This long-living succulent prefers frequent watering. Ensure to let the plant dry out after watering and avoid overwatering completely.
Planting the climbing onion houseplant in well-drained soil proves beneficial.
Bowiea volubilis plant is hardy in zones 10a to 11b. It grows well in warm weather with low humidity.
Light shade to full sunlight works the best for your bulbous succulent. The climbing onion plant can be put outside in a full, shaded sunny spot when temperatures remain over 50 degrees F if kept as a houseplant.
Bowiea volubilis propagation is possible by seeds, cuttings, or removal of offsets. You can divide and repot tiny bulbs to achieve success.
This one-of-a-kind plant is also known as the Zulu Potato or the Climbing Potato. When given proper care, Climbing onion can be pretty lovely to grow.