Week 38 – September 20, 2019

Plant Information

Chives Garlic

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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Allium tuberosum

Common Name: Chives, Perennial Herb

Hardiness Zone: 3a - 10b

Spacing: 4 - 8" (10 - 20cm)

Height: 24 - 30" (61 - 76cm)

Width: 12 - 16" (30 - 41cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: The stems of this Asian herb aren’t hollow and are skinnier and flatter than traditional chives.
The plants will tolerate light shade, but try for full sun and be sure to harvest the stem almost all the way to the ground to ensure this herb produces new stems.

Grower Information:

Garlic-flavored leaves can be enjoyed fresh or dried. Plants will tolerate light shade, but try for full sun and harvest the stem almost all the way to the ground to ensure new stems.