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Allium schoenoprasum
Synonyms: A. sibiricum

Common Name(s): Chives
Family: Liliaceae
Growth Habit: Perennial
Growing Days: 70 to 100 (days)
Abs.Max=95° (F)    Opt.Max=68° (F)
Opt.Min=50° (F)    Abs.Min=36° (F)
Precipitation: 18 to 63 (in.)
Winter Minimum:
Soil pH: 6 to 7
Soil Texture/Type: Medium textured organic soils
Soil Drainage: Well
Photoperiod Response: Long day
Light Intensity: Bright
Cool season, cold tolerant. Prefers shallow soils with high fertility. Low salt tolerance.
Cercospora, Rhizoctonia, Rust, Anthrachose
Additive - flavoring, Poison - mammals
Steppe and semi-arid, boreal, subtropical-dry summer, tropical-rainy, temperate
Geographical Origin:
Asia Temp, Indian Subcontinent, North America, Europe
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