Garlic Chives Allium tuberosum Also known as Chinese chives, the young leaves have a pleasant sweet garlic flavour. Perfect in salads and stir-fries. A great alternative to garlic. Indoor Planting:Sow seeds 0.5cm deep in trays of moist compost, be careful not to over-water. Store in a warm place at an approx. temperature of 13-16 deg;c 55-60 deg;f . Growing On:When the seedlings are strong enough to handle they can betransplanted into bigger pots or trays. Do not overcrowd the plants and keep in a warm, light position. Once all chance of frost has passed the plants can be transplanted direct into your desired location. Harden off first.Alternatively, for all year round supply, sow indoors in pots. Outdoor Planting:Sow seeds 1.5cm deep direct in growing bed. Keep the soil moist, and be careful not to over-water. When large enough to handle thin to 6 15cm .For best flavour pick when the leaves are young.