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Chives: Allium schoenoprasum 'Garden'

Botanical name: Allium schoenoprasum 'Garden'

Common name: chives

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Chives: Allium schoenoprasum 'Garden'
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Soil: damp, neutral, loam
Sun:
  
Zones: 3a thru 9b
Care:
easy
Lifespan:
perennial
Category:   
Attributes:

deer resistant, butterfly attracting, edible

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Allium schoenoprasum 'Garden' produces dense clusters of grass-like foliage that are mildly onion-flavored, contain Vitamin C, some iron, and can help promote digestion. Both flower and stem on Garden chives can be cut anytime for use in salads, soups, or stir-fries. 6-12 in. plant produces 1-2 in. lavender flowers that bees love. Hardy perennial. Planting depth: 3/8 inch. Days to germination: 7-14 days. 60-90 days to maturity.

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