Life cycle: Perennial Height: 30cm Position: Full sun Soil preference: Well drained
This is how we pack and send your Herb Plants to all states except TAS & WA
You will receive - 1 Chives Herb Plant in a 50 X 75mm tube - General growing instructions
All of our Herb Plants are grown organically with certified organic potting mixes and fertilizers
Botanical Name:Allium schoenoprasum
Chives are a perennial herb, they have hollow tubular leaves and grow in clumps. The flowers are a pale pink/purple and are like pom poms. Chives flower in spring. Chives look good in the garden as a border or grown in clumps throughout the cottage garden.
The delicate onion taste of chives combines nicely with other delicate herbs like chervil. Add the chopped leaves to egg dishes, salmon, or sandwiches, sprinkle on mashed potato or baked potato or over a salad
Chives can be used to enhance the flavour of almost any meal without overtaking. Chives cannot withstand cooking and so is best added just before serving. The fine narrow leaves make an attractive edible garnish. The flowers can be sprinkled on salad or added to herb vinegars to give a delicate pink hue.
Chives like a well drained soil, in a sunny to part-sun position, while they will tolerate poor soil they will thrive in a rich soil. In cold regions, chives die back to the underground bulbs in winter, with the new leaves appearing in early spring. If plants are looking a little tired after winter, cut the leaves back to about 2 cm above the ground.
All information provided on this website is for informational purposes only. Please seek professional advice before commencing any treatment.
17 August 2021 Update: Herb Plant orders that are not in "next day" delivery zones will only be sent on Mondays due to lockdowns.
Our shipping costs are a flat rate, meaning you can add any amount of products to your order and you will pay the same.
Regular Post - $10.95 Express Post - $12.95 (If your order contains a plant express is required)
We send (Australia wide, excluding Western Australia and Tasmania):
Monday and Tuesday (for all zones) Update: Herb Plant orders that are not in "next day" delivery zones will only be sent on Mondays due to lockdowns.
Highly recommend purchasing from Mudbrick Herb Cottage - my order came quick, herbs we're in perfect condition and the staff we're extremely helpful and kind when I requested to add a note as it was a gift purchase. Would definitely order from them again!