Closely related to shallots, leeks, and scallions, this onion variety is used as an herb in most recipes. The pale purple flowers are edible as well, and add a delicious touch of onion to any salad.


Plant somewhere spacious where they can overtake. Chives like to reign and are very handy to use fresh. This perennial is hardy and grows well in pots.

Chive Seeds

  • Germination

    7-14 days

    Days to Maturity

    80 days

    Plant Spacing

    Plant in bunches of 5 - 10 plants

    Sowing Options:

    Start indoors 8-12 weeks before last frost date


    Direct Sow after last frost date

  • 200 seeds

    *filled by weight