Chives Seeds - Allium schoenoprasum - Organic - Culinary herb

Type: Hardy Perennial Herb
Approximate height: Up to 30 cm
Flowering Time: Summer
Site and soil type: Prefers rich moist soil in sun but will tolerate most soils and conditions.
When to sow: Late spring or summer outdoors, anytime indoors
Where to sow Outside, direct into soil. Indoors, into pots or modules
Packet contents: Approximately 300 Organically produced seeds / 1 g

Chives have mild onion flavoured, grass-like leaves with very pretty (edible) purplish/pink globe flowers.

The fresh chopped leaves can be added to salads, sauces, omelettes etc., wherever a mild onion flavour is required.

The flowers are very attractive to bees and other pollinators.

  • An "RHS Plants for Pollinators" plant **

All our seed packets include sowing instructions.

Jemima’s Garden seeds are plastic free and reyclable. They’re contained in an inner glassine envelope, (made from pine wood cellulose), and an outer Kraft paper seed packet. Any shipping packaging is also plastic free and recyclable.

Key to symbols:

πŸ› A food plant for the caterpillar

πŸ¦‹ Provides nectar for the adult moth or butterfly

πŸ¦‡ Listed in: Bat Conservation Trust Encouraging bats, A guide for bat-friendly gardening and living

πŸ¦‡ (RHS)  Listed in the RHS Plants for Bats list

** RHS Plants for Pollinators. The RHS Plants for Pollinators mark is only given to plants that support pollinating insects. Find out more at

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