Garlic chives is a favorite must have herb. The subtle garlic flavor of garlic chives is a delicious seasoning to add to various dishes including salads, soups, potatoes, and stews. They grow well in containers, and in a sunny kitchen window sill. The white flowers, which are also edible, bloom in the warm summer. It is drought and heat tolerant and disease resistant. Very hardy. It has a fragrance butterflies love. Blooms the first year. An easy to care for plant. Good for border, container, cuisine, and beds
Sowing: Plant 1/4 of an inch deep as soon as the ground can be worked. Plant in full sun (will tolerate filtered shade) in well drained soil. Blooms in the summer Can also be grown indoors.
Germination: 10-15 days Spacing: 18 inches Height: 12-18 inches
Soil: Tolerant to sandy, poor, normal, and loamy clay soils. Moisture: Regular, do not over water. Days to Maturity: 75-90 days after sowing, 60 days after transplant it is ready for cut and come again harvesting. Light: Full sun, will tolerate filtered sun
Care information: It prefers fertile ground. Water regularly. Do not over water. Garlic chives have a flat blade. The shiny black seeds have a nice peppery flavor when sprouted.
Self sows freely. Dead head if you dont want volunteers in the spring. Pest resistant. Free blooming. Cold hardy zones 3-11.
Snip down to 2 inches as needed.
Chives - Garlic