Also known as "Chinese leeks," garlic chives tend to be larger than standard chives
and have a mild garlic scent and flavor. They are excellent as a garnish, in stir-fry, or anywhere a hint of garlic flavor is desired. In China, they are often used to make dumplings with a combination of eggs, shrimp, and pork. They also use them to make a flatbread similar to scallion pancakes substituting Garlic Chives for scallions.
A native of the steppes of Northern China, Garlic Chives is widely cultivated and now naturalized all over the world. Garlic Chives is a perennial plant in USDA zones 4 to 10. Each packet contains 0.5 gram, which is approximately 440 seeds.