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Chives (Sow Easy)

Product Description
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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.

What is Sow Easy?  Sow Easy seed is coated with a safe and all natural seed coating made from a high-quality blend of clay, lime and perlite making the seed easier to handle and plant.  The coating around the seed is tinted with food grade coloring for increased visibility when planting.

Latin Name: Allium schoenoprasum

Seed Type: Heirloom

Online Code: 138625

Product Weight: 200 seeds

Plant Type: Herb

Hardiness Zone: Perennial Herb - Zone 3

Flavor: Subtle onion taste

Days to Harvest: 80 days

Days to Seed Germination: 7 to 14 days

Seed Planting Depth: 1.3 cm (1/2")

Row Spacing: 30 cm (12")

Plant Spacing: 15 cm (6")

Growing Height: 20-30 cm (8-12")

Best Container Size: 12"+

Planting 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.

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