Garlic Chives Seeds

Flavor is midway between garlic and onion.

Availability: In stock

$2.50

Details

If you love garlic, these seeds are for you! The flat, tender leaves have a flavor midway between garlic and onion. The subtle garlic flavor is perfect for use in uncooked dishes where raw regular garlic might be overwhelming or too spicy. Delicious in salads, spreads and flavored vinegars.

Michigan Seeds grown on our farm Renegade Acres in Howell, MI!

Additional Info

Botanical Name Allium tuberosum
Life Cycle Perennial
Min. Time to Germinate 7 Days
Max. Time to Germinate 14 Days
Depth to Sow Seeds 1/2 in.
When to Sow Indoors 6-8 weeks before last spring frost
Growing Height 12-18 in. (30-45 cm)
Plant Spacing 3-6 in. (7-15 cm)
Hardiness USDA Zone 4a: to -25F, USDA Zone 4b: to -20F, USDA Zone 5a: to -15F, USDA Zone 5b: to -10F, USDA Zone 6a: to -5F, USDA Zone 6b: to 0F, USDA Zone 7a: to 5F, USDA Zone 7b: to 10F, USDA Zone 8a: to 15F, USDA Zone 8b: to 20F
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Danger N/A
Bloom Color White/Near White
Bloom Time Late Summer/Early Fall, Mid-Summer
Other Details Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater, Self-sows freely; deadhead if you do not want volunteer seedlings next season, This plant is resistant to deer
Soil pH Requirements 4.5 or below (very acidic), 4.6 to 5.0 (highly acidic), 5.1 to 5.5 (strongly acidic), 5.6 to 6.0 (acidic), 6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic), 6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
Days to Harvest 80-90
Propagation Methods By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets), From seed; direct sow after last frost, From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall, From seed; sow indoors before last frost, From seed; stratify if sowing indoors, From seed; winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse
Seed Collecting Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds, Bag seedheads to capture ripening seed, Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored
Seeds Per Pack 100