Chives Common HEIRLOOM Seeds

Chives Common HEIRLOOM Seeds

Allium schoenoprasum

Item #5031

Cool season perennial. Chives are super easy to grow, require little maintenance, and come back year after year. Edible flowers make a tasty chive vinegar, look and taste great in salads, and dry well for arrangements; foliage adds a subtle onion flavor to many dishes. Great for containers; grow indoors for year-round harvest.

This packet plants 20 clumps.



Perennial

Full Sun
to Part Shade

12” tall
8"-10" wide

Days to Emerge:
10-15 days

Seed Depth:
1/4”

Seed Spacing:
A group of
10 seeds
every 8”

Row Spacing:
A group every 8" or as
desired

Thinning:
Not necessary


When to sow outside: 4 to 6 weeks before average last frost or as soon as soil can be worked, or as late as 2 months before first fall frost.

When to start inside: 6 weeks before average last frost.

Harvesting: FOLIAGE: Cut outer spears of chives when at least 6" long, and cut back to 2" above ground level. Once or twice a season, shear plants to 2" above ground. This will keep new, tender foliage available. FLOWERS: Harvest for dried flowers & consumption when in full bloom.

Artist: Carolyn Crawford



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