This is a fine-leaved form of Chives with thin cylindrical leaves and a delicate onion flavour. Plants grow into grass-like clusters, to a height of about 20cm. There are attractive pink flowers in summer, but these plants are mainly grown for their tasty leaves, which work well with savoury dishes and salads. The leaves are not as coarse as standard chives.
Chives grow best in sun and well drained soil. They grow just as well in pots as they do in the ground, and as an ornamental plant as well as a culinary herb. They grow indoors all year round with sufficient heat and light.
Pack of approx 600 seeds. Sow the seeds indoors all year round, or outside directly into the ground, from April to August. Start harvesting leaves and later flowers 60 - 80 days from sowing. Sowing instructions and a colour photo are printed on the seed packet.
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