Chives
Allium schoenoprasum
 

Care advice

Watering guidelines The soil should be kept countinously moist.
Fertilizer suggestions Use Herb fertilizer (e.g. N3-P3-K4).
Mist requirements Does not need misting
Light preferences Prefers full sun
Temperature preference Prefers warm summer (average around 20 °C) and very cold winter (average under 10 °C) climates.
pH range 6.6 - 7.8
Acidity preference loves basic conditions
Toxicity not poisonous

Origin

Climate humid temperate

Photo

Names

Family Amaryllidaceae

Characteristics

Growth form herb
Hardiness USDA 3 (plant tolerates a minimum temperature of -40°C)
Flowering true
Flower color
  • purple
Leaf color
  • green