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

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(Allium schoenoprasum) The delicate onion-flavored narrow green foliage of chives is good for fresh eating or cooking and can even be frozen for use later. The cheery, lavender-pink flowers of this perennial are edible and make a welcome addition to ornamental borders as well. Plants will self-seed. Perennial in zones 3-9.

Start Indoors: 4-6 weeks before last frost

Germination: 7-14 Days

Plant Outdoors: 4-8” Apart

Light: Sun/Partial Shade

Instructions - 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.