Chinese Chives, Garlic Chives, Chinese Leeks, Flat Chives Allium tuberosum

Detailed Listing For
Botanical Name:

Allium tuberosum

Family:

Liliaceae

Genus:

Allium

Species:

tuberosum

Common Name:

Chinese Chives, Garlic Chives, Chinese Leeks, Flat Chives

Seeds Per Pound:
80,812
Quantity:
3.9 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
73
Germination:
83%
Germination Test Type:
cut
Purity:
99%
Height:
12-18 inches
Collection Locale:
Oregon
Crop Year:
2017
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
5


In Stock: 3.9 lb
Prices
Sample Bulk Pricing
1 packet
1.95
10 g
8.50
1 oz
14.95
1 lb
69.50
1 kg
139.00
Growing Info:
Scarification: none required.
Stratification: none required.
Germination: sow indoors 2 months before the date of the last frost, can be sown outdoors in the fall for spring germination.
In a Nutshell:
* The leaves have a mild flavour, somewhat like a cross between garlic and chives, they are delicious in salads.
* The leaves are available from early spring until late in the autumn. more...
* In warmer areas, garlic chives may remain green all year round.
* In China, they are often used to make dumplings with a combination of egg, shrimp and pork. more...
Usda description:
More info on http://plants.usda.gov