Interesting facts about chives

Chives, scientific name Allium schoenoprasum, are part of the allium family of vegetables and herbs. This family also includes garlic, scallions, onions and leeks. Chives are the tiniest allium family member and the only species native in both the Old and New Worlds. The botanical name, Allium schoenoprasum, derives from the Greek meaning reed-like leek. … Read more