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Clone East, Monamolin, Gorey, Ireland, Y25 H721
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Chives

2.005.00

Fully hardy, clump forming perennial with narrow, hollow cylindrical, onion-like flavoured leaves. Flowers form rounded umbels of pale purple, pink and occasionally white. Chives self-seed and clumps can be divided.

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SKU: N/A Category: Product ID: 2191

Description

Plant Name: Allium schoenoprasum ‘Fine Leaved’ (syn. A. sibiricum)
Family Name: Alliaceae
Height & Spread: 45cm x 30-45cm
Growing Conditions: Grow in rich, well-drained to slightly heavier soil in full sun.
Good Companion: Useful companion to carrot, grape, parsley and tomato. Helps to control blackspot in roses, discourages Japanese beetles and can prevent insects climbing fruit trees.
Bad Companion: Beans and peas
Culinary Uses: Leaves are chopped and used with potatoes and eggs, as well as being used to flavour soups, salads, soft cheeses, omelettes and sauces. Flowers are edible and can be used fresh in salads.

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