Chives

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Quick Facts:

    • Fresh, mild, green onion flavour
    • Hardy and easy to grow
    • Use stems and pink flowers
    • Used dried flower stems in arrangements
    • Excellent choice for the container herb garden

Chives

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Description:

Sow chive seeds at any time of year. Hardy, perennial, and easy to grow, the chopped stems and pink flowers add a fresh, mild green onion flavour to sandwiches, salads and baked potatoes. Clumps can be divided in spring or fall. If grown in containers, divide frequently enough to provide for constant lateral growth. Chives are surprisingly hardy and can be harvested all winter if given some protection from extreme cold. They are also quite drought tolerant, so they're good candidates for xeriscaping. The edible flowers are highly attractive to bumblebees, hoverflies, and other beneficial garden insects.

Size: SKU: Price: Availability: Quantity: Total:
1g (approx. 750 seeds) HR1065A $3.19 In stock $0.00
5g (approx. 3750 seeds) HR1065B $5.39 In stock $0.00
25g (approx. 18750 seeds) HR1065C $11.99 In stock $0.00
100g (approx. 75000 seeds) HR1065D $29.99 In stock $0.00
500g (approx. 375000 seeds) HR1065E $119.99 Unavailable Notify me when in stock
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Quick Facts:

    • Fresh, mild, green onion flavour
    • Hardy and easy to grow
    • Use stems and pink flowers
    • Used dried flower stems in arrangements
    • Excellent choice for the container herb garden

How To Grow

Chives have been in use as a culinary herb in China since around 3,000 BC. It was Marco Polo who returned westward with the notion that they made good eating, but chives were not popular in European gardens until the 16th century. Follow along with this handy How to Grow Chives from seed guide and grow some kitchen spice this spring.!