Herb, Chives

Allium schoenoprasum
$2.99 to $17.50
SKU: 1243A
  • Organic
  • Perennial in zones 3-9
  • Plants grow to 12-20 inches tall
  • Onion-flavored foliage and edible pink flowers

This variety will grow well in most regions of the United States.

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Herb, Chives Description

Chives have a history of culinary and medicinal use in Europe going back thousands of years, but have only been cultivated since the Middle Ages.

Learn to Grow it

You can sow seeds indoors or directly into the soil in mild areas starting around mid-spring.

Space your plants or seeds 6-8 inches apart in well fertilized soil. Plant your seeds 1/4-3/4 in. deep.

This is a "cut-and-come-again" plant so you can harvest leaves as they mature. Keep the leaves well watered and cool.

Mulching the soil around this crop can help protect the plant and keep roots cool and moist. In frost-free zones, this crop can be grow throughout the fall and winter.