Chive Seeds | Common Herb Allium Schoenoprasum Bulk
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Chive Seeds | Common Chive Seeds | Chive Herb Seeds | Allium Schoenoprasum Seeds | | - ALL U.S. ORDERS OVER $35 SHIP FOR FREE -| Latin Name: Allium schoenoprasum Chive Type: Open Pollinated, Heirloom, Cool Chive Season|Warm Season Chive Life Cycle: Perennial Chive USDA Zones: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 Chive Planting Method: Direct Sow Chive Sunlight: Full Sun, Part Sun Chive Height: 14 Inches Chive Color: Green Chive Bloom Season: Blooms Late Summer, Blooms Early Fall Chive Uses: Attracts Butterflies, Aromatic The Chive foliage has a mild onion flavor that can flavor a wide variety of food! The onion-like leaves are hollow & grow back quickly after being cut for a tasty garnish. Chives have round globes of pink flowers are very showy & will beautify your herb garden as well! Chives, the oldest species of edible onion known, has been used in China since about 3000 B.C. The botanical name for chives actually comes from the Greek meaning, "reed-like leek". Chives are now grown all over the world; historical legend states that Marco Polo discovered this herb in China & brought it back to his native land. Medieval gardeners often planted chives around the borders for both decoration & to ward off harmful insects. Traditional medicinal uses of chives, though not as common, included treatment for high cholesterol & poor digestion. Along with parsley, tarragon, & chervil, chives is included in the famous blend of herbs known as "Fines herbes." The onion-like flavor of chives makes them a traditional addition to dishes with cheese, eggs, fish, or potatoes; the flowers make a delicate herbal vinegar, in addition to being a colorful addition to salads. Chive Seeds | Common Herb Allium Schoenoprasum Bulk



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