Garlic chives growing herbaceous of the genus Allium also known as Chinese chives, Garlic chives are evergreen and in cold climate deciduous grow as perennial plant because the vegetative reproduction of the bulbs, the bulb is biennial and used as annual plant, grow in mediterranean, desert, subtropical, temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 5-11.

Leaves green in the top white in bottom, the leave grow in radial growth, the young leaves start to grow from the middle.

Flowers small the color is white, the flower grow on stem as inflorescence in a umbel shape

Garlic chives bulb

Bulb white small cover with edible peel, mostly connect several bulb together

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Requirements for Garlic chives growing and care:

Mulch, rich soil, well drain soil, free of rocks, nitrogen

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Bulb/ Vegetative Reproduction

Is it necessary to use vegetative reproduction?
No, but possible

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Aggressive, can be invasive

Planting season:
All year

Pests and diseases:
Onion fly, Onion thrips

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
Stem of inflorescence

Size of the plant?
20-60 cm, 8-24 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing

Water requirement:
Small amount of water / Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
No

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Yes

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Spring / Summer / Autumn

General information about the flower
Small white flower, the flowers grow on stem as inflorescence in a umbel shape

Thinning the bloom:
Recommend to the thinning the stem of inflorescence unless the need in the seeds

Pollination is done by:
Bees

Edible leaves

Leaves harvesting season:
All year

How to harvest the leaves?
Two possibility separate leaves or all the leaves with the bulb

Information about leaves:
Leaves green in the top white in bottom, the leave grow in radial growth, the young leaves start to grow from the middle.

Uses of Garlic chives leaves:
Eaten raw, cooked, spice, salad

Edible Roots

Information about Garlic chives bulb:
Bulb white small cover with edible peel, mostly connect several bulb together

When to pull up Garlic chives bulb:
All year

Uses of Garlic bulb:
Eaten raw, cooked, spice, salad

Scientific name:

Allium tuberosum

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