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Allium schoenoprasum

Size: Small Size Chart
Pot: Eco Planter

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  • Pet Warning:Toxic To Ingest

  • Care Level:I'm Easy

  • Approximate Size: 4" to 24" W 16" to 20" H

Chives (Allium schoenoprasum) are a slender, aromatic herb having a milder flavor than onions or garlic. The plant grows on thin stems embellished by pretty purple blooms. The likes of Gordon Ramsey and Paula Dean make it a standard in their potager gardens! Besides the medicinal effects of being a heart-protecting antioxidant, it's also rich in Vitamins A, C, K, folate, and manganese! Bon appetite!
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About Chives

Chives have had many uses other than a garnish on your fish! The Romans used it as a medicinal pain reliever for sunburns and sore throats! It was also an ingredient to increase blood pressure. Romani (an ethnic group from India) used it in fortune-telling and to ward off disease and evil in their homes. Additionally, Dutch dairy farmers in the 19th century flavored the milk by feeding the cattle this tasty herb.

Care Level: I'm Easy

Easy for beginners

Pet Friendly: Warning

Toxic to pets.

Origins: Europe and Asia

Europe and Asia

Fun Facts: Chives make great...

Chives make great companion plants for vegetables or flowering plants, including carrots and roses. Carrot flies, aphids, and mites won't like the environment with chives nearby. It also repels Japanese beetles and blackspot (a fungal disease) on roses! If Peter Rabbit visits your garden frequently, then chives are an excellent repellent.


Great For People Who…

  • Great for people who are on the go and need low maintenance plants
  • Great for people who love to dance
  • Great for people who love to share plants with their friends
  • Great for people who like fun projects

Great For Spaces That…

  • Great for spaces with bright indirect light
  • Great for spaces with medium indirect light
  • Great for spaces that have need lush decor
  • Great for spaces that have full sun
  • Great for spaces that need a pop of color

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