Brother Nature Seeds

Chives - Garlic

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Seed Details:
This perennial herb is similar to flowering chives but has flat leaves and a great medium garlic flavour. Flowers are extremely tasty and can be used for dried arrangements. Once you have them you find it's a fantastic mild garlic flavour that adds just the right touch to any dish where garlic is required. A delight to any garden or salad.
Instructions:
Direct seed at 2 mm deep. Chives will grow in ordinary garden soil and are best sown in groups to aid with the clumping effect. Beds should be replanted every 3 to 4 years and beyond weeding between the clumps no extra care is needed. Chives can be eaten at any stage, including the flowers.
Habitat:
Plant in full sun to part shade in well-drained soil with good organic content.
History:
Native to Asia Europe and North America and has been cultivated for over 5000 years.
Historic Uses:
Chives are rich in vitamin A and C, calcium, iron and contain trace amounts of sulphur.
Seed #:382
Variety:Culinary
Colour:Green
Temperature (C):15 - 20
Zone:2+
Blooms:90 days
Site:Full Sun Part Shade
Quantity:125
Height (cm):20 - 30
Spread (cm):25 - 30
Deer Resistant
Scented
Attracts Butterflies