Herb Chives

Chives form clumps of hollow grass-like leaves with a mild onion flavor. Left to mature, before seeding it develops attractive lavender-pink flowers. Some delicious options include soups, salads, cheese, and egg dishes. This versatile herb can be dried or frozen.

Latin Name: Allium schoenoprasum

Seed Type: Heirloom

Product Weight: 450 milligrams / approximately 375-400 seeds

Plant Type: Herb

Hardiness Zone: Perennial Herb - Zone 3

Flavor: Subtle onion taste

Days to Harvest: 80 days

Days to Seed Germination: 7 to 14 days

Seed Planting Depth: 1.3 cm (1/2")

Row Spacing: 30 cm (12")

Plant Spacing: 15 cm (6")

Growing Height: 20-30 cm (8-12")

Best Container Size: 12"+

Planting Instructions: Sow seed directly into the garden or start seed indoors 6 weeks before the last frost. Harvest often by cutting 5 cm (2") from the ground. Can be grown indoors.

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