Chives Garlic

Overview

Botanical Name: Allium tuberosum

Broader leaves than ordinary chives, they have a delicious mild garlic flavour. Use in salads, stir-fries, casseroles etc. Pretty white flowers are formed in summer. Also ideal for growing in pots.

We hope you enjoy these chive seeds, just another great example of herb seeds from Mr Fothergill’s!

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How To Grow

Drop seeds 12mm (half-inch) deep in groups of 3-4 seeds. Remove the weaker seedlings to leave one plant per position. Allow 15cm (6in) between the plants, and keep watered during the growing season. Chives will grow in any good garden soil.

When To Plant

South Island: Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, Oct, Nov, Dec

North Island: Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec

Harvest

As required