Chives

Chives


Planting & Growing

  • Row Spacing:  20cm
  • Plant Spacing:  20cm
  • Depth:  0.60cm
  • Maturity:  50-60 days

growing months & season - per region

REGION

Growing Months
Season/s

ARID

MAR, APR, MAY, JUN, JUL, AUG, SEP, OCT,
Autumn,Winter,Spring

TROPICAL

APR, MAY, JUN, JUL,
Autumn,Winter

SUBTROPICAL

MAR, APR, MAY, JUN, JUL, AUG, SEP, OCT,
Autumn,Winter,Spring

MILD

JAN, FEB, MAR, APR, MAY, JUN, JUL, AUG, SEP, OCT, NOV, DEC
Summer,Autumn,Winter,Spring

COOL

JAN, FEB, MAR, APR, MAY, SEP, OCT, NOV, DEC
Summer,Autumn,Spring

Garden Benefits

Chives are a perennial plant but die down in Winter. They will grow in a why range of soils and like full sun but not too dry. Grow near carrots to improve their growth and flavour.

Health Benefits

Stimulates appetite, have a tonic effect of kidneys and are said to lower blood pressure. Chives are also a source of calcium which helps strengthen nails and teeth, and are a good source of Vitamins C and A.

Harvesting

Chives are ready to cut when there reach about 15cm high during summer and autumn. Clip the leaves close to the ground leaving about 5cm still intact.


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