Organic Staro Chive Seeds

by Ashley Cotter-Cairns
(Container Gardening For You)

Allium schoenoprasum 'Staro' is a perennial member of the onion family and is a heavier leaf variety of onion chive.

It is the much preferred stock in markets and groceries where processing and freezing are involved.

The plant takes between 7 to 14 days to germinate at a rate of about 75 percent and 40 to 80 days to reach maturity.

It can grow to a height of 8 inches high and a spread of 6 inches. It is hardy to zones 3 to 9.

Staro has a mild onion flavor that makes it a savory garnish and ingredient for potato salad, soups, sandwiches, dips and other dishes.

One packet contains 100 organic seeds.

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Organically grown: There was no genetic engineering, synthetic fertilizers or insecticides involved in the production of the seeds

Medicinal purpose: Chives contain many antioxidants that discourage the growth of cancer cells and antibacterial capabilities that kill various strains of salmonella. They also aid your body digest the food better

Easy to grow: This variety is undemanding and requires minimal care to grow year after year with abundant leaves

Makes an excellent companion plant: Plants within the vicinity of chives will also be free from pests such as carrot foot fly, aphids and spider mites since chives act as a natural pest control

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