ABOUT THIS PLANT
Botanic Name: Allium tuberosum
Common Names: Garlic Chives,
Native to: China / Asia
Growth Structure: 1-2 ft tall clumping shrub; Flat leaves are ¼" wide, 10"–18" long. White flowers on tubular stems bloom mid- to late summer.
Water Preference: ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
Sun & Light Preference: ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
CARE INSTRUCTIONSLittle care is required. As long as it is given a sunny spot to grow with well-draining soil, this plant will thrive and multiply.
Garlic chives are a versatile herb used widely in Asian cooking. It can be eaten all year long, and the leaves, scapes, and flowers offer inspired creative dishes you can enjoy. The plant has a delicate aroma & hints of garlic and onion. In summer garlic scapes will appear, and tender stalks in their bud state are a delicacy in many dishes. Flower buds in their tender state can be used in garnishes.
Garlic chive flowers are also attractive to pollinators, the plant is easy to care for, and it will keep multiplying. If you are a beginning gardener, this is a great herb to start with.