Allium, Garlic Chives, Chinese Chives, Chinese Leek 'Tai Jui'

Allium tuberosum

Family: Alliaceae
Genus: Allium (AL-ee-um) (Info)
Species: tuberosum (too-ber-OH-sum) (Info)
Cultivar: Tai Jui

Category:

Herbs

Perennials

Water Requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Foliage:

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Foliage Color:

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Height:

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:

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Hardiness:

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Where to Grow:

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Danger:

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Bloom Color:

White/Near White

Bloom Characteristics:

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Bloom Size:

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Bloom Time:

Late Summer/Early Fall

Mid Fall

Other details:

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Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

By dividing the rootball

From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall

From seed; stratify if sowing indoors

From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:

Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

Regional

This plant is said to grow outdoors in the following regions:

Roswell, New Mexico

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Jul 31, 2010, Sherilou from Panhandle Gulf Coast, FL (Zone 8b) wrote:

Gourmet Seeds International and Trade Winds Fruit offer Tai Jui Garlic Chive seeds for sale. They say they are productive18" chives with outstanding flavor.

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