(Allium schoenoprasum) Delicate onion-flavored foliage is good for fresh
eating or cooking, excess freezes well. The lavender-pink
flowers are also edible and attractive. Plants
will self seed. Perennial in zones 3-9.
4-6 weeks before las frost
Green Thumb Tip Sow seeds indoors ¼" deep. Transplant outdoors
as soon as soil can be worked in spring. Chives are
also easy to direct seed. Established plants can easily
be divided in both spring and fall. Remove spent
blossoms regularly to prolong blooming.
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