How to grow and harvest Chives (Garlic) Frost tolerant. Garlic chives are hardy perennials that survive winter even in very cold climates. It looks like an onion chive but tastes more like garlic. Garlic chives in the garden are also often referred to as Chinese chives plant and as such. Chinese and garlic chives (Allium tuberosum) grow up to 2 feet tall. The common garden chive has pinkish lavender flowers. The cultivar 'Forescate' has rose.
Words: Jenny Somervell. Garlic chives are an edible that are definitely more garlic than chives. They look similar to ordinary chives at first glance too. But look . I sometimes wonder why garlic chives (Allium tuberosum) are not as commonly grown as regular chives (Allium schoenoprasum). They are. Gather stems for bouquets or deadhead to keep plants from self-sowing. (That kind of growth tends to be aggressive in colder regions.) Give garlic chives full sun.
How to grow Chinese or Garlic Chives Allium Tuberosum. Garlic Chives must be one Chinese Chives of the easiest Herbs that we can grow in.