COMMON NAME: CHIVES HERB
Pot Size: 10cm / (4″) / 100mm
The chive is an herbaceous perennial plant. When harvesting, the needed number of stalks should be cut to the base. During the growing season, the plant will continually re-grow leaves, allowing for a continuous harvest. Chives are one of the “fines herbes” of French cuisine, which also include tarragon, chervil and/or parsley. Chives are also rich in vitamins A and C, contain trace amounts of sulfur, and are rich in calcium and iron.
FACT: Although repulsive to insects in general, due to its sulfur compounds, its flowers are attractive to bees, and it is sometimes kept to increase desired insect life
Position: Shade to part shade
Height: 30 to 50cm