McKenzie Seed – Chives (Sow Easy)

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McKenzie Seed – Chives (Sow Easy)


Chives form clumps of hollow grass-like leaves with a mild onion flavor. Left to mature, before seeding it develops attractive lavender-pink flowers. Some delicious options include soups, salads, cheese, and egg dishes. This versatile herb can be dried or frozen.

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Plant Type: Herb

Flavor: Subtle onion taste

Preparation Ideas: Perfect for adding a subtle onion taste to salads, soups, or omelettes.

Days to Germination: 7 to 14 days

Days to Maturity: 80 days

Planting Depth: 1.3 cm (1/2″)

Growing Height: 25 cm (10″)

Best Container Size: 12″+

Instructions: Sow seed directly into the garden or start seed indoors 6 weeks before the last frost. Harvest often by cutting 5 cm (2″) from the ground.

Suggestions: Clumps may be divided and transplanted in spring after first season.

Product Weight: 200 seeds