Chives (Organic Seeds)
Mild onion flavour for salads, sauces and soups. Very decorative mauve pompom flower heads. Moist fertile soil. Ht 30cm.
Plot Type:Pots or Containers
Where To Sow: Sow indoors February-April thinly ½in (1cm) deep in clean trays or modules of firm pre watered compost. Keep soil moist at all times. Sow outdoors March-June thinly ½in (1cm) deep in a seed bed or containers. Keep soil moist at all times.
What To Do Next: Indoor sowings should be thinned out to 15cm apart and planted out March-June into the required harvest position 20cm apart. Outdoor sowings should be thinned to 20cm apart as they grow.
Handy Tip: Will crop for several years. All parts of the plant are edible. Keep soil moist, plant in sun or part shade.
Nutritional Value: A good source of Vitamins A, C & K.
Companion Plants: Broccoli, cabbage, potatoes, rhubarb, roses, squash, strawberries