It is important to give chives consistent watering throughout the growing season for high yields. Moisten the soil thoroughly when watering.’
Minimal care is needed for fully grown plants.
Plants grow to be 12 to 24 inches tall and may spread a foot across.
Harvest chives 30 days after you transplant or 60 days after seeding.
Be sure to cut the leaves down to the base when harvesting (within 1 to 2 inches of the soil).
Harvest 3 to 4 times during the first year. In subsequent years, cut plants back monthly.
The chive plant will flower in May or June. (The flowers are edible.)
Use chives when they’re fresh or frozen (freeze the leaves in an airtight bag). Dried chives lose their flavor.
Store chives in a cool place in a resealable container.
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