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Medium Common Chives Vintage Heirloom Seeds  by The Little Veggie Patch
Chives 'Medium Common' | Vintage Heirloom Seeds
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Chives 'Medium Common' | Vintage Heirloom Seeds

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Allium schoenoprasum

'Medium Common' Chives have a subtle mild onion flavour and are easy to grow. These long, thin chives are excellent used for a variety of cuisines and can be eaten cooked or raw. The plant produces lavender coloured flower heads that are much prized by chefs. Requires a sunny position and well-drained moderately fertile soil, add compost prior to planting. 

How to plant: Sow the seeds directly into the patch, they also transplant well so purchasing as seedlings and then transplanting to your patch works as well.  

When to plant:

Cool climate: September-April

Temperate: September-May

Subtropical: Anytime

Tropical: Anytime

Spacing: 500cm

Depth: 0.5-1cm

Soil pH level: 6.5-8.0

Companion plants: Most vegetables gain advantage from having herbs planted nearby.

Approximate no. of seeds in packet: 120

Please note we are unable to ship seeds to Western Australia