Chives Seeds (Common)

Chives Seeds (Common)

Size Price Savings Quantity
Packet $4.49
1 Ounce $14.69
1/4 Pound $35.69 39% Savings
1 Pound $103.99 56% Savings
5 Pounds $272.99 ($3.41/ounce) 77% Savings
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  • Versatile, tasty, potato topping sun lover
  • Heirloom culinary perennial
  • Versatile and tasty! Chives can be used in a range of culinary endeavors
  • Thrives in bright, sunny growing areas
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Life Cycle Perennial
Planting Season Spring
Growth Habit Clumping
Plant Height 12 inches

Flavor Profile Mild; Onion-like; Hint of Garlic
Plant Characteristics Easy to Grow & Maintain, Edible
Use Container Garden, Culinary
Growing Conditions Cold Tolerant, Drought Tolerant, Indoor, Outdoor
Harvest Advantages Slicing
Plant Resistance Deer, Rabbit

About Chives Seeds (Common)

Allium schoenoprasm

Seed Type Heirloom Seed

The Common Chive is a perennial herb that can be planted indoors or outdoors. A very versatile and tasty herb, it's a must-grow for any culinary gardener. Chives add great flavor to baked potatoes, soups and so many other dishes. When you're gathering up those basil, dill, cilantro, and other herb seeds, add Common Chives to the list and round out your assortment.

Planting Information

Planting Chives Seeds (Common)

Planting Season Spring
Sowing Method Direct Sow, Start Indoors
Light Requirement Full Sun
Planting Depth 1/4 inch
Plant Spacing 6 to 9 inches
Plant Height 12 inches
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Days to Maturity 80 to 90 Days
View our Chives Planting Guide to learn more.


Amount Avg Seed Count Recommended Coverage
Packet 141 Up to 50 Sq. Ft
1 Ounce 8,000 Up to 500 Sq. Ft
1/4 Pound 32,000 Up to 2,000 Sq. Ft
1 Pound 128,000 Up to 8,000 Sq. Ft
5 Pounds 640,000 Up to 1 Acre