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.
Seed Type: Heirloom
Product Weight: 450 milligrams
Plant Type: Herb
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: 20 cm (8")
Plant Spacing: 2.5 cm (1")
Growing Height: 25 cm (10")
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.
Suggestions: Clumps may be divided and transplanted in spring after first season. Harvest often by cutting 5 cm (2") from the ground.
Preparation Ideas: Perfect for adding a subtle onion taste to salads, soups, or omelettes.