1,000 Organic Perennial Common Chive Herb Seeds - Heirloom & Non-GMO
Chives (Allium Schoenoprasum) - Great for dressing up potatoes and spicing up salads, Chives are easy-to-grow from herb seeds, and their lavender flowers make an attractive clump or edging in gardens. Chives are a must-have kitchen herb and are perfect for almost any savory dish. The Chives herb has tubular leaves that add a delicate onion flavor to cooking. They also make a nice garnish too with flower heads that can be used! The flowers have an even milder onion flavor. As soon as the leaves have reached several inches in height, you can start harvesting the desired amounts for the kitchen. Cut the leaves with scissors, leaving 1 - 2 inches above the ground. Begin at the outside edge of the plant and work toward the center. Chop the leaves and use fresh or freeze for year-round use.
Chives herb uses include being companion plants to repel insect pests. Plant these herb seeds near almost any plant that is bothered by insect pests and the Chives will instantly drive them away.
How To Grow Chives From Herb Seed: After danger of frost, sow Chives seeds in open ground well exposed. Cover Chive seeds 1/8 inch with loose soil. Keep moist until germination. Regular cutting helps keep plants vigorous and healthy and encourages spreading. Keep flowers picked to discourage dormancy in warm weather. Divide clumps every 2-3 years.
USDA Zones: 3 - 9
Height: 12 inches
Bloom Season: Spring
Bloom Color: Lavender
Environment: Full sun to partial shade
Soil Type: Rich, well-drained, pH 6.2 to 6.8
Deer Resistant: Yes
Latin Name: Allium Schoenoprasum
Average Germ Time: 7 - 21 days
Light Required: No
Depth: 1/8 inch
Sowing Rate: 1 - 2 seeds per inch
Moisture: Keep moist until germination
Plant Spacing: Rows 18 inches a part; thin seedlings 6 - 8 inches
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