Chives Chivalrous Garlic is a fast growing perennial Chives (Chive) that is commonly used in cooking, including in a range of salads, creamy soups, potatoes, egg dishes and many others including in dips and as a garnish. Chives Chivalrous Garlic forms grass-like clumps that are made up of flat leaves with a distinct garlic aroma and flavour. Chives Chivalrous Garlic is an improved selection of the superior Allium tuberosum, a far superior and more resilient variety than many of the heirloom varieties. The variety Chives Chivalrous Garlic has been selected for its superior cultivation characteristics, most specifically its persistence/resilience throughout the seasons as many common varieties experience seasonal dieback from time to time, whereas Chives Chivalrous Garlic is a perennial variety providing year-round chives.
Advantages of Chives Chivalrous Garlic
Real garlic chives
Original garlic aroma and flavour
Desirable tender-leaves, ideal for cooking, not as chewy as the heirloom varieties!
Ideal in cooking and as a seasoning or garnish
Very easy to grow
25-30cm height at maturity
Plant in herb garden, allowing at least 3cm spacing between seeds
Prefers moderately shady aspect
Suitable for pots and will grow in most regions of Southern Australia
Easy to grow garden herb
Seed Sowing Instructions
Easy to follow seed propagation notes are provided with every seed purchase
Seeds of this variety are best started in seed raising mix or Jiffy® pellets before planting into the garden