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CHIVES New Belt

Allium tuberosum rottler

Stock: Available

$3.50

Family: Amaryllidaceae

Subfamily: Allioideae

Characteristics: Herbaceous perennial

Seed per packet: Approx 80

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Chives Garlic New Belt is an attractive perennial closely related to common Chives but with a mild garlic, rather than onion flavour. The blossom is a flat headed spray of star shaped flowers that faintly smell of roses, the plant grows into a clump, instead of a single bulb, and forms many tubers on a horizontal rootstock. Chinese herbalists recommend this species of Allium for the treatment of various ailments.

Adaptable to most garden soils but prefers an open sunny position, drought and frost resistant.

Tropical: All Year Round
Temperate: Spring to Autumn
Cold: 
Spring to Autumn

Sow: 5mm deep
Best sown direct in growing position.

Plant space: 20cm
Row Space: 
20cm
Germination: 
14-21 days
Maturity: 
8 weeks

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