Yesan Chives are Yesan’s specialty, which are used as essential ingredient for seasoning. It has spicy and unique taste. Topography of Yesan is advantageous to have a lot of sunshine, and also soil composition is fit for growing chives. For this reason, chives leaves are straight and strong and its white root is strong, resilient and glossy. So it is considered as the best chives in Korea.
Chives are a perennial herb, a kind of llilies. It was originated from China and Greece, and was introduced to Korea about 1,500 years ago from China. It is also called as Dangpa or Jacheongpa. It grows from fall to spring, and goes into dormant by making a bulb in summer. It contains raw flour that causes a unique flavor. It is known to be good to those with cervical discharge, and also those with cold.