Garlic Chives grow up to 12" tall and produce attractive white flowers, great for your
herb garden! Thin, flat leaves with a nice garlic flavor are used to add that hint of
garlic to sauces, dips, salads, vegetables, etc. Seed stems are also harvested and used in
oriental dishes. 80 to 90 days for leaf harvest and 150 to 170 days for seed stems.
Moderately hardy perennial. Mulch where temperatures are -10 degrees or below.
Average water needs. Self sows freely, deadhead if volunteer seedlings are not desired.
Commonly use : Harvested for their taste, they are milder than most onions. They may be cooked or used raw as a part of salads, salsas, or Asian recipes. Diced scallions are used in soup, noodle and seafood dishes, as well as sandwiches, curries or as part of a stir fry. In many Eastern sauces, the bottom half-centimetre (quarter-inch) of scallion roots is commonly removed before use. In Vietnam, Welsh onion is important to prepare d?a hành (fermented onions) which is served for T?t, the Vietnamese New Year. A kind of sauce, m? hành (Welsh onion fried in oil), is used in dishes such as c?m t?m, bánh ít, cà tím n??ng, and others. Welsh onion is the main ingredient in the dish cháo hành, which is a rice porridge dish to treat the common cold. In southern Philippines, it is ground in a mortar along with some ginger and chili pepper to make a native condiment called wet palapa, which can be used to spice up dishes, or topped in fried or sun dried food. It could also be used to make the dry version of palapa, which is stir fried fresh coconut shavings and wet palapa.
200+ Chinese Chives Seeds
Easy to grow
Shipment from Thailand