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Chives - seed

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Grow in a pot handy to the kitchen, snip a few leaves and chop finely to quickly jazz up egg and cheese based dishes. Or leave it to flower in pretty purple puffs. Good companion plants for parsley, carrots, tomatoes.

Allium schoenoprasum - chives - seed

DESCRIPTION: Upright growing grass-like herb with a subtle garlic/onion flavour. Flower heads are delicate pink and edible, sprinkle florets over green salads to enhance flavour and as a garnish. 
PLANTING: Sow year round in most climates avoiding extreme heat and cold. Sow seeds into seed raising mix in small clumps of 2-4 seeds, later thin to the strongest plant.
USE IN: Use to flavour delicate cheese, egg and vegetable based dishes. For a delicious potato topper, finely chop chives and gently mix into softened butter for later use.
CARE: For best results water regularly and apply liquid fertiliser monthly.

 

 

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GERMINATION

25cm H

 15 cm

6mm  12-18days

 

Contains 750 seeds.

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