HR1070A - Garlic Chives
A. tuberosum. This flat-leaf variety of Garlic Chives seeds has a strong garlic flavour and aroma. The white flowers and stalks are used (only a small amount is needed), to add the pungent taste of garlic to salads, vegetables, dumplings, and stir-fries. Popular in Asian cuisine, garlic chives are also known as ku chai in Chinese. While the leaves and flower stems are delicious and useful in the kitchen garlic chives are also very attractive flowering plants. Use this herb as companion plants to repel aphids from flowers or vegetables prone to attack.
- Strong garlic flavour and aroma
- Powerful flavour
- Popular in Asian cuisine
- Flat-leaf variety
- Add to salads, dumplings and stir-fries
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How To Grow
Chives have been in use as a culinary herb in China since around 3,000 BC. It was Marco Polo who returned westward with the notion that they made good eating, but chives were not popular in European gardens until the 16th century. Follow along with this handy How to Grow Chives from seed guide and grow some kitchen spice this spring.!