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Chives - Kew Vegetable Seed Collection

Allium schoenoprasum

Hardy Perennial

What is Hardy Perennial?

Versatile culinary herb

Easy to grow and returns year after year

Attracts bees and butterflies

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A versatile perennial herb, chives are an essential addition to the kitchen garden. They are undemanding and easy to grow, returning year after year. The pretty pink blooms are a magnet for bees and butterflies. Height: 40cm (16in). Spread: 30cm (12in).

Height Up to 40cm (16in)
Spread Up to 30cm (12in)

Hardy Perennial

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1 Packet (1000 Seeds) (KC9731)

Transplant seedlings in bunches into trays or 7.5cm (3") pots. Grow on in cooler conditions for 10-15 days before planting out after all risk of frost has passed, 30cm (12") apart. Thin out seedlings sown outdoors to 30cm (12") apart.

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