Herb Chives

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Herb Chives has a mild onion flavour and as such can be used in a variety of dishes.

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Herb Chives has a mild onion flavour and as such can be used in a variety of dishes. Growing to a height of 30cm (12″) herb chives also has very sturdy erect foliage. Herbs such as chives can be used in the kitchen for a host of meals and in many different ways. As such growing chives is a rewarding and natural food source.

Nutritional values: Vitamin A, C and K.

Cultivation Instructions:

Sowing Indoors: Can be sown all year round in pots on windowsill or similar. Sow 0.5cm deep, in small pots of compost, lightly covering the seed witha a sprinkling of compost. Water well and place at a temperature of 15-20C.

Sow/Plant outdoors:  Sow outdoors March to May. Cultivate soils to a depth of 10cms and rake the top surface to provide a fine crumb to plant the seeds into.

Water in well and keep fed during the growing season.

Do not plant if soils are waterlogged.

Care Tips:

Young plants can be sown and grown on a windowsill all year or pot up a clump in the autumn and keep on the windowsill for winter.

Growing Information:

Plant: Indoors all year round. Outdoors March to May

Soil type: Free draining light soils that are humus rich.

Aspect: Full sun but also ok in partial shade.

Position: Prefer open planting in vegetable beds.

Harvest: All year round

 

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