Mr Fothergill's Chives
Allium schoenoprasum - Chives
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Grow your own fresh and fragrant chives at home, and enjoy full flavoured dishes every day. These seeds produce a delicious herb with attractive pink flowers that can be easily grown in pots or as a decoration for garden edges. This plant is easy to grow, and bares chives with a mild onion flavour that is a popular addition to salads and sauces. Plant your seeds in well cultivated, fertile soil and sun to part shade to benefit from a bountiful garden.

Flower Colour — Pink
Soil Requirements — Well drained soil
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Planting Advice

Sow vegetable seeds 25mm (1in) deep in dark damp soil - avoid watering for a day or two afterwards. Sow 7-10cm (3-4in) apart, allowing 50cm (20in) between rows. Ensure the danger of frosts has passed and protect plants from wind. Plant in 3-5m (10-16ft) rows and remove weeds regularly. Water well during dry periods and spray flowers with a fine rose on your watering can, this will help the pods to set. Harvesting whilst young, will provide stringless beans.

Watering needs

Keep watered during growing season.