Vegetable and Herb Seeds for the Backyard Gardener

Chives - Onion

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Chives - Onion Common

Season – spring to autumn; Sow direct or in trays on surface or lightly covered; Plant spacing at 5cm; Germination period between 10 to 14 days; Soil temperatures between 10˚C and 30˚C; Harvest time approx. 7-11 weeks.

Chives tolerate a large range of soil conditions, and full sun or part shade. Regular cutting promotes vigorous growth and spreading. Divide and replant clumps every 3 to 5 years.  Chives are a perennial crop that die down in winter. Remove flowers to encourage continuous leaf production.

Good companion plants – carrots and parsley

Seed quantity - 100