Chives

Chives

Scientific Name: Allium schoenoprasum

Plant Characteristics: Chives form in clumps of pungent hollow stems with small balls of pink to mauve flowers that bloom in the summer.

Plant Uses:

Culinary: Chives have a mild flavor reminiscent of onions. They were used, and still are used today, in a wide variety of dishes ranging from soups and stews to meat and fish.


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