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  • chives / Allium schoenoprasum
  • Eventual height: 0.5m
  • Eventual spread: 0.05m

chives

chives / Allium schoenoprasum

Perfect for pollinators £5.99
Pot size 9cm pot
9cm pot
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  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: fertile, moist well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: fast-growing
  • Flowering period: July to August
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    One of the main reasons for growing chives is to harvest the edible leaves, which enhance the flavour of many savoury dishes. This vigorous plant also produces clusters of brilliant pink to purple or white, button-like summer flowers, which are also edible and look wonderful sprinkled over summer salads. It's perfect for a sunny, well-drained border or gravel garden.

  • Garden care: Avoid excessive mositure from late summer when dormant.
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