Garlic Chives

Allium tuberosum

Garlic chives - Allium tuberosum By coniferconifer [CC BY 2.0] (Photo Credits)

The flat strappy leaves of this perennial herbs add a delicate garlic flavour to stir fries, salads and other savoury dishes. They can be used in place of garlic where a less spicy and more delicate flavour is desired. The attractive white flowers are also edible and if left to mature to seed, the seeds can be sprouted for a peppery and healthy addition to the salad bowl. Garlic chives are the perfect border plant for the kitchen garden, they will thrive will very little attention, in a sunny well drained position.

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Specifications of Garlic Chives

Preferred Climate Subtropical, Warm TemperateLearn About Climate Zones

Grown From RhizomeLearn About Propagation Methods

Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) 0-1m

Plants required to Pollinate 1 (Self Pollinating)Learn about Pollination

Can it Handle Frosts? Yes

Amount of leaves in Winter? All Leaves (Evergreen)

Quarantine Restrictions to these Areas WA

Suitability in Pots Yes with 35L+ Pot

Water Requirements Moderate Watering

Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest First Year

Sun or Shade Full (Sun:80%-100%)

Preferred Soil Type Good Drainage

Soil pH Neutral (6.6-7.3pH)

Fruiting/Harvest Months January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December

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Garlic Chives Reviews & Tips

Star Rating

Anand Rathod
★★★★ 3y ago


Very nice spice in curry, I have harvested my plant and got some garlic.. not bad for begginer... 

★★★★★ 4y ago

PIALBA, QLD, Australia

Because Potato.

Tree Lea
★★★★★ 4y ago


LOVE the taste .... awesome in scrambled eggs.

Ross McKenzie
★★★★ 7y ago


Garlic has survived our frosty winters and heavy soil. it stores well and produces reliably

★★★★★ 8y ago

Cooroy, Qld, Australia

Great in cooking, and salads and a good strong, hardy clumper for planting out in the garden. 

★★★★★ 9y ago

Doncaster, Vic, Australia

It comes up every year and adds nice flavoutrs to many dishes

★★★★ 9y ago

Unanderra, NSW, Australia

Easy to grow herb

★★★★★ 10y ago

Bardon, Qld, Australia

These are a nice tough herb. Cut and come again. And good repellant of pests and possums too.

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