Allium tuberosum. Perennial. 1'.
Grow and use like chives. Garlic Chives leaves are flat and larger than regular chives. Imparts slight garlic flavor to salads and foods. Add to cook dishes when cooking is complete. Attractive white flowers in mid summer. Self sows readily. Attracts bees to the garden.
Planting Directions: Sow seeds indoors in sterile seed starting medium, maintaining a soil temperature 60°-80°. Sow seed ¼” deep. Germination takes 10-14 days. Transplant 4” to 6” apart when plants are 4-6” high. Move to garden when soil temperature is 55°-70°. Sow seed outdoors in spring or fall. Water moderately, too much water will affect the vigor of the plants. Plant in full sun or partial shade. When harvesting chives, it is best to cut back to the base of the plant giving you a meaningful harvest and encouraging the plant to sprout new leaves.