Herb - common chives - Fine Leaf

Allium

schoenoprasum

A slender bunch of cut chive leaves, tied with twine

A fine-leaf chive variety for fresh use whenever a mild savory onion flavor is desired. An essential culinary herb to have in the garden.

Purple globe-shaped blooms are used as an edible garnish. Pull the florets apart and sprinkle on salads, dips, sauces, soups, stir-fries, and pizza. Great as an addition to potato salad. Flavor the flowers is of mild, sweet onion.

Size

12"-18"

Mature Plant Size

12"-18"

Color

green

Flavor

Mild onion flavor
Perennial

Days to Maturity

85 days
Open pollinated

Water

moderate

Exposure

Full sun

SMSF Zone

  • A
  • B
  • C