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Allium schoenoprasum (chives)

Allium Schoenoprasum (Chives)


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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 clumps of brilliant pink to purple or white, button-like summer flowers. Its perfect for a sunny, well-drained border or gravel garden.Garden care: Split and divide large clumps in autumn or spring.

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