Chive

Chives are an easy addition to the Sunnyvale garden. It’s great to cut a few stalks with scissors and add them to your baked potatoes or other dishes. You can add them to herb boxes, pots, or in the ground. They are perennials (with adequate care).

Details

Details

Family: Alliaceae

Genus: Allium (AL-ee-um) (Info)

Species: cepa (KEP-uh) (Info)

Cultivar:

 

Category:

Biennials

Vegetables

 

Height:

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

 

Spacing:

3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

 

Hardiness:

Not Applicable

 

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

 

Danger:

N/A

 

Bloom Color:

Unknown – Tell us

 

Bloom Time:

Unknown – Tell us

 

Foliage:

Unknown – Tell us

 

Other details:

Unknown – Tell us

 

Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

 

Patent Information:

Unknown – Tell us

 

Propagation Methods:

From seed; direct sow after last frost

 

Seed Collecting:

Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

 

 

 

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