Chive Seeds

$5.00

In Stock

Chives have leaves which resemble blades of grass and have a mild onion smell and taste. Once established chives need only minimal care. A natural source of Calcium, Iron,Vitamins A, B1, B2, and Niacin.​

How to Grow Chives

  • Latin Name: Allium schoenoprasum
  • Perennial
  • Days to Maturity: 75- 80
  • Hardiness Zone: 3- 9
  • Soil: Ph 6- 7
  • Temperature: Warmer
  • Light Preference: Full sun to partial shade
  • Planting:
    • Depth: 1/4"
    • Plant Space: 1/2"
    • Row Spacing: 18"
  • Pests/disease: Thrips
  • Seed Count:
    • 1 oz - Approximately 7,000 Seeds
    • 4 oz - Approximately 28,000 Seeds
    • 1 lb - Approximately 112,000 Seeds

 Chives are drought tolerant however for higher yields they prefer consistent, thorough watering. Leaves should be harvested before flowering begins and may be harvested up to 3 or 4 times each year. Established chive clumps should be divided every 3 years.