Herbs Chives Standard Chives Purly

Purly

Chive Seed

Product ID: 793

Versatile, medium-sized leaves.

Compared to Staro, Purly has a more upright plant habit with a slightly straighter leaf.

•Edible Flowers: Pull the florets apart and sprinkle on salads, dips, sauces, soups, stir-fries, and pizza. Great as an addition to potato salad. Flavor is of mild, sweet onion.
<br> Avg. 20,200 seeds/oz. Packet: 200 seeds.

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Packet

$3.95
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1 Ounce

$12.55
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1/4 Pound

$28.20
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1 Pound

$94.75
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10 Pounds

$792.00
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25 Pounds

$1,375.00
Out of Stock
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Additional Information

DAYS TO GERMINATION: 7-14 days.

SOWING: Direct seed (recommended): In spring, sow 1/4" deep as soon as the soil warms up. Place 4-6 seeds every 6" or 1-2 seeds per inch. Thin to 2-3 plants every 2-8". Keep free of weeds.
Transplant: Start seeds in flats 6-8 weeks before the last frost. Sow several seeds per plug, thinning to 3-4 seedlings per plug. Transplant seedling clusters 2-8" apart in rows 18" apart.

LIGHT PREFERENCE: Sun/Part Shade.

SOIL REQUIREMENTS: A fairly rich soil that is high in humus.

PLANT HEIGHT: 12-18".

PLANT SPACING: 2-8".

HARDINESS ZONES: Zones 3-9.

HARVEST: Individual leaves may be harvested once the plants are established. Harvest leaves before flowering begins. Leaves can be harvested 3-4 times per year, cut at ground level.

Leaves may be used fresh or dried. To dry, cut bundles into 1/4- 1/2" lengths. Spread one layer on a screen, allowing for air circulation. Place in a well-ventilated location out of direct sunlight. Stir periodically while drying.

Note: Mature chive clumps should be divided every 3 to 4 years.

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Quick Facts

Latin Name
Allium schoenoprasum
Days To Maturity
Average number of days from seeding date until ready for harvest.
75 - 85 Days
Life Cycle
Plants are either Annuals (single growing season), Perennials (grows year after year), or Biennials (require two years to mature).
Perennial
Hybrid Status
Hybrid: The offspring of a cross between two or more distinct parent lines, usually of same species, and selected for improved traits. Open-pollinated: A non-hybrid variety that can reproduce itself in kind, demonstrating relatively stable traits from one generation to the next.
Open Pollinated
Product Features
Easy Choice Easy Choice
Variety is easy-to-grow.
Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets
Good variety to choose for fresh cut Flowers displays.
Johnny's Exclusive Johnny's Exclusive
Grows Well in Containers Grows Well in Containers
Variety does well when grown in a container.
Edible Flowers Edible Flowers
Variety's Flowers may be consumed.
Johnny's Exclusive Easy Choice Grows Well in Containers Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets Edible Flowers