Chives Seeds - Allium schoenoprasum
Chives - Allium schoenoprasum
Type: Hardy Perennial Herb
Approximate height: Up to 30 cm
Flowering time: Summer
Site and soil type: Prefers rich moist soil in sun but will tolerate most soils and conditions.
When to sow: March to May outdoors, anytime indoors
Mild onion flavoured grass-like leaves with very pretty (edible) purplish/pink globe flowers. Fresh chopped leaves can be added to salads, sauces, omelettes etc., wherever a mild onion flavour is required.
The flowers are very attractive to bumble bees.
Can be sown indoors all year round by placing a pinch of seed in a small pot of compost, lightly covering with about 0.5 cm of further compost, watering and keeping warm, about (15-20°C). Can be sown outdoors from March to May. Sow directly into fine soil 0.5 cm deep.
Contents: Approximately 300 seeds / 1 g
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