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Chives - Open Pollination Seeds

Chives - Open Pollination Seeds

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Quantity of seeds : 350.

Other names of chives in India:

  • In India chives are commonly known as "Gandana" , "Harahara Pyaaz," acknowledging their association with the onion family.

What Are The Health Benefits of Chives?

  • Chives offer various nutritional benefits. They are a rich source of vitamins A and C which contribute skin health and immune system support.
  • Additionally, they provide essential minerals like calcium and iron which are good for bones and haemoglobin count.
  • It has anti cancer effects.

Culinary Use of Chives:

  • Chives are extensively used in culinary applications to enhance the flavor of a variety of dishes. Their mild onion taste is preffered for salads, soups, and sauces. Chiives are also used as garnishing item for different recepies

What Are Medical Use of Chives?

  • While primarily utilized in cooking, chives have been associated with potential health benefits. They contain antioxidants that may contribute to overall health, and there are studies suggesting antibacterial properties.

Process to Sow Chive Seeds:

  • To sow chive seeds, select well-draining soil with a pH between 6.0 and 7.0.
  • Loose the soil before sowing seeds. The seeds can be sown directly in the soil or started indoors. Space the seeds 6"-12” inches apart within the row and 1/4”-1/2"deep while sowing.

Soil Type Required for Sowing Chive Seeds:

  • Chives thrive in soil with good drainage and a slightly acidic to neutral pH (6.0-7.0). This type of soil provides an optimal environment for their growth. This type of soil can be made also by using sand soil and organic manure.

Sunlight Requirement of Chives Plant:

  • Chives prefer full sun exposure but can tolerate partial shade. Placing them in a location with good sunlight provides a healthy growth ehances its flavour.

Water Requirement for Chives Plant:

  • Keep the soil consistently moist to support chives plant growth. Regular watering is necessary, but waterlogging conditions should be avoided which can damage the plant.

Which Location Is Good for Growing Chives Plant:

  • When selecting a location for growing chives, choose a sunny spot with good air circulation. Adequate sunlight and airflow contribute to the plant's overall health.

Germination Time of Chives Seed:

  • Chive seeds typically germinate within 7 to 14 days after planting.

What Is The Harvesting Time of Chives:

  • Harvest chive leaves when they reach approximately 6 inches in length. Use scissors to cut the leaves, allowing for continuous harvesting throughout the growing season.

What Caring Tips Should We Keep In Mind For Chives Plant?

  • Provide regular water to the chives plant.
  • Over fertilization should be avoided.
  • Good sunlight receiving place should be selected to grow chives.


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