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CHIVES - 99¢ Cent Heirloom Seeds: Herb


Heirloom Chives Seeds

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Approximate seed count per packet ( 0.5g = 112 seeds )

Chives (Allium schoenoprasum): Delicate Onion Flavor in Every Snip

Discover the delicate onion flavor of Chives (Allium schoenoprasum) in your garden. These versatile and easy-to-grow herbs add a fresh, mild onion taste to a variety of dishes. Explore the characteristics and optimal growing conditions of Chives to enhance your culinary creations with the subtle, delightful essence of these flavorful herbs.

Key Features:

  • Delicate Onion Flavor: Chives boast a delicate onion flavor that adds a subtle and refreshing taste to salads, soups, sauces, and more. The mildness of the flavor makes them a versatile herb in various culinary applications.
  • Fresh and Green Stems: Enjoy the vibrant green stems of Chives. The slender, hollow stems not only contribute to the herb's visual appeal but also provide a convenient and flavorful addition to your dishes.
  • Compact Growth: Chives exhibit compact and clumping growth, making them suitable for gardens, containers, or even windowsill herb gardens. Their neat appearance adds an aesthetic touch to your growing space.
  • Edible Flowers: Chives produce edible flowers that add an extra layer of visual appeal and flavor to your culinary creations. The blossoms are not only attractive but also carry a subtle onion taste.
  • Easy to Grow: Chives are known for their low-maintenance nature, making them an excellent choice for both beginner and experienced gardeners. With minimal care, you can enjoy a continuous harvest of fresh chives throughout the growing season.
  • Perennial Herb: Chives are perennial herbs, meaning they can regrow each year with proper care. This allows you to enjoy their delightful flavor season after season.
  • Plant Size: Mature Chive plants typically reach a height of 12 to 18 inches, creating a compact and herbaceous addition to your garden.

Optimal Growing Conditions:

Cultivate the delicate onion flavor of Chives with optimal growing conditions:

  • Soil: Well-drained, fertile soil with good organic content. Chives thrive in soil that provides adequate nutrients and drainage for healthy growth.
  • Sunlight: Chives prefer full sun to partial shade. Plant them in a location where they receive at least 4-6 hours of sunlight daily for optimal flavor and growth.
  • Watering: Maintain moderate soil moisture for Chives. Water consistently, allowing the soil to dry slightly between waterings to prevent waterlogged conditions.
  • Temperature: Chives are adaptable to a range of temperatures but prefer cool to mild conditions. Plant them in early spring for a robust growing season.

Experience the joy of fresh, homegrown herbs with Chives. Order your seeds today and elevate your culinary experience with the delicate onion flavor of these versatile and flavorful herbs.

Days to Maturity: 80
Approximate Seed Counts
Seeds per Oz. Seeds per Lb.
22793 364698
Current Seed Germination Data
Lot # Tested Germination Rate
X7156 2022-12-01 85%