All America Selection winner for 2015. Vigorous grower, larger plants with wider and fatter leaves that have a sweet, mild garlic flavor. A more refined garlic chive. Flowers towards the end of the first season.
Please note that germination rates for alliums (onions/shallots/chives/leeks) decline rapidly. We strongly encourage you to purchase new seed each growing season.
Perennial , zone 4-9
Germination: 4-10 days
Seed Planting Depth: 1/4"
Starting Indoors/Outdoors: Start indoors 6-8 weeks before last frost.Provide 65-75 degrees soil temperatures.Transplant seedlings in clusters 6-12" apart. Sow outdoors in spring when soil temperatures reach 60-65 degrees. Sow a few seeds every 2-3" , thinning to 6-12" apart.
Light Needs: Sun
Soil Needs: fertile, well drained
Uses: Culinary, attracts bees and beneficials