Chives Herb Seeds
This hardy perennial herb is a must for all vegetable gardens. The hollow, grass-like leaves have an onion-like flavor and are frequently used for flavoring salads, soups, and stews. Grows well in pots. Try growing some on a sunny kitchen windowsill. Non-genetically engineered seeds.
Culture: Choose a sunny site; tolerates partial shade. Soil should be rich, moist, and well-drained.
Harvest: Cut leaves, leaving 2" (5 cm.) for regrowth. Pick flowers as they open.
Preserving: Sealed in a plastic bag and refrigerated, chives will last several days. Freeze or dry.
Medicinal: Chives contain some iron and vitamins and are a mild antibiotic.
Planting depth: 1/4" (6 mm.)
Seed spacing: 1" (2.5 cm.)
Spacing between rows: 12" (30 cm.)
Days to germination: 10-15
Spacing after thinning: 4" (10 cm.)
Days to maturity: 80-90