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Chives Herb

Chives Herb

Grown inside or out -- they take such little space and give so much pleasure! Easy-to-grow and a healthful and less expensive alternative to store-bought spices! Comes in single packets or save when purchasing multiples. This herb is also available in the Herb Collection.Planting guide: Sow 1/2 inch deep in rows 12 to 14 inches apart as soon as ground can be worked in the spring. Thin 1 to 3 inches apart and keep well cultivated. Seed can also be started indoors for an earlier harvest.These items are useful when starting seeds indoors for transplanting:Jiffy-7 Peat PelletsPeat Pots, 2 1/4'' roundPeat Pots, 3'' round3'' square pots4 1/2'' round potsFor protecting your transplants against late, unexpected frosts choose between Hotkaps plant protectors and Wall O' Water plant protectors.Everything you need to get your plants off to a great start!
  • Hardiness Zones 4-8
  • Light Required Full Sun
  • Spread 18 - 22 inches
  • Deer Resistant
  • Height 18 - 22 inches

We ship this item in both Spring and Fall


1 Seed Packet Ships in both Spring and Fall
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Product Details

  • Botanical Name :

    Allium schoenoprasum Herb
  • Zones:

  • Colors :

    Green leaves with lavender flowers.
  • Light Required :

    Full Sun
  • Spread :

    18 - 22 inches
  • Offer Size :

  • Form :

    Herb, Chives
  • Height :

    18 - 22 inches
  • Spacing :

    12 - 18 inches
  • Foliage :

    Long, cylindrical, hollow leaves.
  • Fruit :

    Cylindrical, hollow leaves, and lavender flowers, are both edible and add a pleasantly mild onion flavor. Best when used fresh, because heat destroys their flavor. As soon as leaves are big enough to cut, they can be harvested, and they will continue to g
  • Germination:

    14-21 Days
  • Soil Requirements :

    Dry Soil
  • Seed Count :

    250 Seed Packet
  • Pollinator :

    Attracts honey bees and wild bees.
  • Yield :

    Leaves continue to grow and return after harvest through the summer.
  • Days To Maturity :

    80-90 Days
  • Depth :

    Plant seeds 1/4 inch deep. Place plants at the same level as they were in the pot.
  • Pruning :

    Pruning is not necessary.

Shipping Information

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country using the shipping timeframes outlined below. We continually monitor weather conditions for extreme hot or cold and adjust shipping schedules as needed. Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items in July and August.

Seed, Fertilizer and other supplies ordered apart from plant orders are typically shipped within 5 business days. If fertilizer is ordered with a plant order, we will send the fertilizer along with your plants per the timeline outlined here.

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