Botanical Name: Allium tuberosum
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.
Plant Information or Specifications
Subtropical, Warm Temperate
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Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions)
Plants required to Pollinate
1 (Self Pollinating)
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Can it Handle Frosts?
Amount of leaves in Winter?
All Leaves (Evergreen)
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Suitability in Pots
Yes with 35L+ Pot
Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest
Sun or Shade
Preferred Soil Type
February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
Customer Comments on Garlic Chives
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Update: 2216 days 11hrs
Comments: - Great in cooking, and salads and a good strong, hardy clumper for planting out in the garden.
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