Chives (aka Allium Schoenoprasum)

  • Location:

    I am native to Africa, Asia and Europe
  • Looks:

    I have linear strap-shaped or tall long cylindrical leaves
  • Height:

    I can grow up to 50cm tall
  • Environment:

    I like moist but well drained soil and full sun
  • Flowers:

    I have star shaped purple/pink cluster flowers that appear at the top of my leaves
  • Grooming:

    Deadhead my fading flowers. When harvesting me, however cut me rather than pull them
  • Life Span:

    I will last a long time, more than one season
  • Feeding:

    Water me often as my roots grow close to the surface, but make sure my soil is well drained.
  • Fact:

    The allicin in chives is connected to lowering blood pressure. When har
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