Chives

Allium schoenoprasum

Chives

How to care for Chives

Shape

Light: Full Sun

Place in a bright room that is sun drenched almost all day. Or directly in a south-facing window.

watering

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.

fertilizer

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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