The chives are a member of the onion family. The cultivation of chives is carried out by sowing seeds or rhizomes.
The bulbs are small, oblong. The seeds are small, black in color.
Sowing seeds is most appropriate in spring or late fall. If you plan to propagate chives using rhizomes, then it is better to choose spring or late summer. It is not recommended to grow chives in one place for more than five years.
In order to accelerate the growth of seeds, you should soak them in water at room temperature before sowing. Then the seeds are dried and sown. The first shoots can be expected in 2-3 weeks.
Caring for chives is to loosen the soil. If the seedlings are too dense, then they should be thinned out.
By the middle of summer, you can feed it with various fertilizers. Leaves should be cut in the second year of the plant's life.
In winter, the aerial part dies off, and next spring there will be new leaves. In June, pink or purple flowers appear.