Chives Growing Guide
Crop Rotation Group
Allium (Onion family) ●
Moist soil preferred.
Yes, tolerates mild frosts.
Single Plants: 20cm (7") each way (minimum)
Rows: 15cm (5") with 25cm (9") row gap (minimum)
Sow and Plant
Usually sow direct into soil in late spring. Alternatively, divide plants in autumn or early spring.
Our Garden Planner can produce a personalised calendar of when to sow, plant and harvest for your area.
Lift the clumps every three years and divide them.
Cut back as required - this encourages new growth.
Planting and Harvesting Calendar
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