Chives

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Chives have narrow, grass-like leaves that carry a mild onion-like flavor and aroma.

Herb Garden Chives Seeds

Allium schoenoprasum

Chives is an herbaceous perennial that provides a strong onion flavor when added to recipes.

Growing Chive Microgreens


Chive Seeds: allium schoenoprasum
Seeding: Approx 2 Oz for a 10"x20" tray
Seed Presoak: no
Growing Medium: soil or hydroponic
Preferred Medium: soil
Germination Rate:  high
Germination Time: 1 to 2 weeks
Microgreens Harvest time: 3 weeks
Microgreens Ideal Harvest: varies
Baby Salad Harvest: 4 weeks +
Micro Greens Color: green
Micro Greens Flavor: onion
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Seed Uses:

  • Microgreens & baby salad greens
  • Garnishes & sandwiches
  • Sprouting
  • Survival food storage
  • Gardening
  • Cooking & seasoning
  • More

Notes & Growing Tips: Micro chives are  slow to germinate and sprout but are well worth the time and effort, as the flavor is different from most microgreens. Can be grown hydroponically but we recommend soil.  Pre-soak for a few hours is optional, but chives will sprout well without a soak.  Cover with a very thin layer of soil and tamp lightly.

The pleasant onion flavor is a great compliment to any micro greens salad, and the shape is a contrast to most other microgreens.  Use instead of onions anywhere.   Amazing on hamburgers, soups, as garnishes, and more.

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