Chinese chive is a perennial and aromatic plant with a very fragrant taste close to theg arlic taste but milder. It resembles chives but the common chive stems are a bit thicker. It can be eaten raw or cooked.
Scientific Name: Allium tuberosum odorum chinensis
Plant Life Cycle: Perennial
Optimal Germination Temperature: 15-20C
Germination time in days: 10 days
Indicative Days to maturity: N/A
Sunlight: Full sun
Soil requirement: light, rich and well drained
Sowing and cultivation: sow as deep as the seed size directly in Autumn, in a sunny spot and the seeds will emerge in the following spring. Otherwise sow in the spring.