Variety: Chives

Variety Overview

Chives can be used in any recipe where a milder onion flavor is needed. They go great with fish, chicken, egg dishes and baked potatoes. Chives are a good seasoning for steamed vegetables.


  • Herbs
  • Cooking Vegetables
  • Green, pointed hollow leaves

  • A mild onion flavor

  • Chives can grow up to two feet tall, but they're typically sold when they're less than a foot long

  • Green

  • Straight and spiky, with pointed tips

  • Yes
  • Yes
  • Year-round

  • Photo courtesy World Variety Produce

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