Chives Common Organic HEIRLOOM Seeds

Chives Common Organic HEIRLOOM Seeds

Allium schoenoprasum

Item #6062

Chives require very little maintenance and come back year after year. Edible flowers look and taste great in salads, make a tasty chive vinegar, and dry well for arrangements; foliage adds a subtle onion‑like flavor to many dishes. A must for baked potatoes and sour cream. Great for containers; grow chives indoors for year‑round harvest. Perennial in USDA zones 4 to 8.

This packet sows 40 clumps.


Full Sun
to Part Shade

12” tall
8"-10" wide

Days to Emerge:
10-15 days

Seed Depth:

Seed Spacing:
A group of 10 seeds
every 8”

Row Spacing:
A group every 8" or as desired

Not required

When to sow outside: 4 to 6 weeks before average last frost, as soon soil temperatures are above 45°F, or as late as 2 months before first fall frost.

When to start inside: 6 to 8 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. FLOWERS: Harvest for dried flowers and consumption when in full bloom.

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