Allium schoenoprasumSprouts in: 7 - 14 days
Enjoy for: 60 - 90 days
Plant is edible!
Grows best at: 18°C to 26°C (64.4°F to 78.8°F)
- You can start harvesting single leaves gradually, one by one, approximately one month after planting. In that case cut off the whole leaf at full length. By doing so, a plant pod may last up to twelve weeks.
- Alternatively, you can harvest all Chives at once whenever you like. Usually they are fully grown in eight weeks.
- Chives were used in the past for fortune telling by the Romanian gypsies.
- Along with chervil, parsley, and tarragon, chives makes the perfectly "balanced quartet" of classic French "fines herbes".