Category: Aromatic Herb
Scientific Name: Allium Schoenoprasum
Description: Chives is an aromatic plant that has many benefits to our health. It is originally from Northern Europe and Asia. It has the same taste as onion, but lighter and more delicate.
- Has antioxidant properties,
- Improves blood circulation,
- Rich in vitamins A and C,
- Increases immunity.
Planting Tips: This plant is easily grown in pots or seedlings. You can transplant the seedlings when they become large enough for handling.
Soil: Cultivate preferably in well-drained soil, fertile and rich in organic matter. Soil pH should be between 6 and 6.5.
Exposure / Temperature: Direct sunlight a few hours a day.
Irrigation: Water frequently to keep the soil moist but avoid excess water.
Life Cycle: Perennial (a designation given to plant species whose life cycle is long)
Harvest: At any time of the year.