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Allium tuberosum

Allium tuberosum

Common name garlic chives
Family alliaceae
Life cycle perennial (Z4-8)
Flowers white
Size 12-24"
Light sun-light shade
From seed germinate at room temperature
detailed seed-starting info below
Seed ripensearly October

Grown for its edible flat leaves, as well as for ornament. Bloomed in its second year from seed.

We left this plant behind in our Pennsylvania garden (and wish it well); we don't grow it in Houston.

Seed for this plant is included on my seed trade list

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from '05 trade. Baggy 70F (85%G, 8d)
  2. Seed from '08 garden. Baggy 70F (96%G, 5-7d)

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