How to care for Chives
Light: Full Sun
Place in a bright room that is sun drenched almost all day. Or directly in a south-facing window.
Watering need: Very high demand
This plant really loves water and doesn’t like to dry up! It’s hard to overwater it, but even a water-loving plant can get overwatered. Always feel the soil before watering - it should feel damp but not wet. Squeeze a bit of soil between your fingers - if water seeps out it’s still wet.
Fertilizing need: Medium demand
Plants can't only survive on water, they need nutrients too. To keep your plant nice and thriving, it’s important that you add fertilizer every now and then. You can find more info below how to best fertilize this plants.
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The Best Way to Water Your Chives
Some plants require more water than others. Plants with very high water needs like Chives don't like to dry out, and so need more frequent watering.
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How to Fertilize Your Chives
Like almost all other plants herbs needs nutrients to grow and stay healthy.
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How to Repot Your Chives
Like almost all other plants, herbs require repotting every now and then in order to stay happy and healthy.
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