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World Kitchen - Asia - Chinese Chives Garlic Chives
Allium tuberosum - Chinese Garlic Chives
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Is a type of onion native to the Chinese province of Shanxi, that's now grown and become popular around the world. An easy to grow herb with a mild garlic flavour that's not as pungent or strong as a garlic clove. The flower buds and leaves are often included in Thai stir-fries and the pretty white flowers can be added to salads. Perfect for pots and containers. They're delicious with scrambled eggs or on baked potatoes with sour cream.

Contains average 250 seeds.

Soil Requirements — Well drained soil
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Planting Advice

Sow seeds 5 mm (¼in) deep. Cover lightly with fine soil. Firm gently and keep moist. When large enough thin as necessary spacing 20cm (8in) apart. Harvest all year round. Cut leaves as required once plants have developed. Best cut before the flowers form.

Watering needs

Keep soil moist.