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Chives Information



Allium schoenoprasum

Hardy, herbaceous, perennial. Used as garnish in salads, or dressings. Has a hint of onion flavour. Flower heads can also be used as garnish

Moon Planting Type: Root

Soil Type: Any Soil

Aspect: South-facing

Light: Full Sun

Hardiness: Hardy

Moisture: Well-drained

pH: Neutral (6.6 - 7.3)



Chives Growing Notes


Sow from seed in spring.

Pruning & Thining


Cut leaves as required, and freeze them for winter use. Flowers can also be eaten

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