Chives Seeds (Organic)


60 days. Organic Chives Culinary Herb Seeds. Allium schoenoprasum. Perennial. Non-GMO. A member of the onion family along with garlic and leeks, Organic chives are a smaller, more tubular relative boasting more delicate flavors than larger root crops. Organic chives seeds are known for a tenacious weed-like vigor and, like many herbs, require little attention once established. Although drought-tolerant, keep chives watered for the best flavor. ~7,000 seeds/oz.

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Growing Organic Chives Culinary Herb Seeds

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How to Grow Organic Chives Culinary Herb from Seed

Organic chives seeds are a cool-season crop that can be sown direct or started indoors in early spring or early fall. For early starts, begin 6-8 weeks prior to transplanting. Plant 2-3 seeds .25" deep per cell or 2-4" apart in garden in fertile, Organic, and well-drained soil in full sun to partial shade. Chives seeds germinate in 7-21 days, thinning to 1 per pot or 4-6" apart in the garden as true leaves establish.

Although drought-tolerant, keep chives watered for the best flavor. Chives are tenacious perennials with weed-like hardiness and vigorous reseeding.

Organic Culinary Chives Seeds in the Herb Garden

Often grown for the home and kitchen alongside other bright aromatic favorites, Organic chives are one of the easiest and most reliable herbs both in and out of the garden. Despite being an internationally favored herb and spice, Organic chives seeds grow just as outstanding of an ornamental in the garden, maturing at 16" tall topped with dozens of purple allium-like blooms.

During late spring or once they"ve grown 6" long, your Organic Chive Herbs will give off a mild spice and produce light-fuschia colored flowers that also provide a slight onion flavor. Cool season Organic chives will be ready for harvest before the edible flowers begin to bow over as the warmer temperatures set in, before going to seed.

Harvesting Organic Chives Culinary Herb

When harvesting your chive herb shoots, don't trim all the way to the base until the end of the season. Snip off bunches of chives just about a third of the way up the shoot. Don't harvest more than 80% of the plant at once. Fresh chives shoots can be stored for several days on your counter-top by standing them in a glass and filling part-way with water.

About Organic Culinary Chives Herb Seeds

Allium schoenoprasum. (60 days).

Chives, what can't you do with chives! They are great grown in patio pots, planted in the garden, used as borders, and companion planting. It is said that chives love carrots and improve their growth. Chives also can deter carrot flies, and planted under roses, will help control black spot. It can also make an excellent Organic insecticide, control fungal infection, mildew and scab. What Organic gardener can go without chives? Or what chef, for that matter?

Of course, EVERYONE knows how to use chives in cooking, from fish to baked potatoes. It has so many uses, but did you know you can make tasty vinegar out of the blossoms?

Don't forget to dry plenty of chives in the solar drier to give away at Christmas. People just love homemade Organic herbs as gifts. It couldn't be easier!

Chives are also rich in vitamins A and C, contain trace amounts of sulfur, and are rich in calcium and iron.

Chive blossoms attract bees, butterflies, and other beneficial insects to your garden.

Organic Chives Culinary Herb Seeds Per Package

  • 500 mg - Packet - Approximately 125 Seeds
  • 1 g - Packet - Approximately 250 Seeds
  • 1 oz - Wholesale - Approximately 7,000 Seeds
  • 4 oz - Wholesale - Approximately 28,000 Seeds
  • 1 lb - Bulk - Approximately 112,000 Seeds

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