Chives are super easy to grow, require little maintenance, tolerate drought, and come back year after year. Edible flowers are loved by bees, make a tasty chive vinegar, look and taste great in salads, and dry well for arrangements; foliage and/or flowers add a subtle onion flavor to many dishes. Great for containers; grow indoors for year-round harvest. Perennial in USDA zone 4-8. Plants grow up to 12″ tall and 8″-10″ wide. Prefers full to partial sun exposure. Botanical Interests’® Common Chives Seeds are USDA Organic and have been verified by The Non-GMO Project.
This packet sows up to 19 feet.
Outdoors: Sow 4-6 weeks before your average last frost date, when soil temperature is at least 45°F, ideally 60°–70°F; or as late as 2 months before your average first fall frost date.
Indoors: Sow 6-8 weeks before your average last frost date.
What is an heirloom seed?
An heirloom variety is one that has been passed down from generation to generation. Generally, the variety must have been around for at least 50 years. They are open-pollinated, which means they have been exposed to natural pollination methods like insects or winds. They aren’t hybrids or genetically modified.