ABOUT THIS PLANT
Botanic Name: Allium tuberosum
Common Names: Garlic Chives,
Native to: China / Asia
Growth Structure: 1-2 ft tall clumping shrub
Water Preference: ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
Sun & Light Preference: ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
Are a versatile herb used widely in Asian cooking. It can be eaten all year long, leaves, scapes, flowers offer inspire creative dishes you can enjoy. The plant has a delicate aroma & hints of garlic and onion.
In summer garlic scapes will appear, these tender stalks in their bud state are a delicacy, in many dishes. Flower buds in their tender state can be used in garnishes.
How to use:
Add to stir fries, scrambled eggs, soups, and noodle dishes, a staple in classic Pad Thai, or use it as a garnish for tofu, meats and fish. Garlic chives are also called Chinese chives because they are used extensively in Chinese cooking.
- Perennial in warm climates
- Easy to grow beginner plant
- Edible flowers - loved by 🐝 bees
- Easy care
- Keeps multiplying
- Drought Tolerant
- Good for Containers
- Attracts Pollinators
- Deer Resistant
Variety Information: Flat leaves are ¼" wide, 10"–18" long. White flowers on tubular stems bloom mid- to late summer.