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  • Liliaceae
  • Europe and Asia to Japan
  • H 0.3m x L 0.3m
  • Z5
  • Perennial
  • Seeds, 1 packet 0.1g


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Leaves, flowers, and bulbs (small) are edible, Chives being grown mainly as a condiment for its leaves tasting like onion (used raw in salads, cheeses, omelettes, etc.). Allium schoenoprasum has some medicinal properties: Appetizer, Digestive, Hypotensive and Tonic. Its juice is insect repellent and antifungal and can be used in the garden as natural treatment. Any vegetable garden should have its tuft of Chives: easy, tasty and decorative with its abundant pink-purple flowering.

Sow in February-March on a clean soil in your vegetable garden, full sun exposure. Keep clean by regular weeding. In April or May when the plantlets are developed enough, transplant them to their final place, full sun exposure groupping them by 15 or 20 to form small clumps. Harvest as and when required starting from June by cutting the leaves with scissors 5cm above the ground. Grows back from its base each year starting from February. Maintenance free, resist to severe frosts and droughts.

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