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Gigantic Chive

Large chives with edible flowers

Gigantic Chive

Large chives with edible flowers

  • Large, white edible flower heads
  • Combines the flavors of chives and mild garlic
  • Huge chives up to 24" tall
  • An edible ornamental
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Product Description

These chives truly are gigantic! When planted in full sunlight or partial shade, they'll grow up to 24" tall, with large, white edible flower heads that form loose globes atop the long, deep green, elegant stems. A true culinary favorite, its pleasant flavor combines chives and mild garlic in a larger size. Chop them up into small pieces and sprinkle on baked or loaded potatoes, soups, stews, salads--even eggs and breakfast dishes. Anything that needs a pop of color and delicious flavor. Once harvested, place in our Herb Keeper so they'll last weeks more! Perennial. Zones 4-8. 90 days to maturity.

Product Details
  • Botanical Name: Allium schoenoprasum 'Gigantic'
  • Season: both Spring & Fall
  • Sun/Shade: Full sun to light shade.
  • Height: 24 inches.
  • Spacing: 10 - 12 inches.
  • Zone: Perennial 4-8
  • Spread: 12 inches.
  • Foliage: Green flattened leaves.
  • Depth: 1/4 inch deep.
  • Blooms: Summer
  • Germination: 10-14 days.
  • Yield: High yields.
  • Soil Preference: Average, not overly-fertile soil.
  • Growth Rate: Moderate growth rate.
  • Form: Upright
  • Flowers: Small white flowers forming loose globes, flowers in August, may not flower till 2nd year.
  • Seed Count: Approximately 35 seeds per packet.
Shipping Information

Orders for in-stock seeds and hardgoods are typically shipped within 5 business days.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping timeframes outlined below:

2019 Insects Shipping Schedule
  Zones   Lacewings, Lady Beetles & Encapsulated Earthworms Nematodes
1A 5/3 - 11/1 5/10 - 11/1
1B - 2A 5/10 - 11/1 5/10 - 11/1
2B - 3B 4/26 - 11/1 4/26 - 11/1
4A - 6A 4/12 - 11/1 4/12 - 11/1
6B - 7A 4/5 - 11/1 4/5 - 11/1
7B - 8B 3/8 - 11/1 3/8 - 11/1
9A - 10B 2/22 - 11/1 2/22 - 11/1
Last Order Date 10/28/2019 10/28/2019

Shipping Note:

The type of product you order or the weather in our area or yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule.

Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until fully dormant for optimum stress protection.

In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your order--via the U.S. Postal Service or United Parcel Service. Large orders may be shipped in more than one package.

Please note that we cannot ship outside of the continental United States.

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