Savoury garnish adding zest to any salad. Try chive butter or frozen chive cubes. Companion Plant: Grow chives close to carrots as it is said to improve their growth and deter carrot fly and next to roses to help control black spot. Also makes excellent organic insecticide.
Prepare the ground well and rake to a fine tilth before sowing, Sow seeds early spring outdoors 12mm (½in) deep in rows 30cm (12in) apart. They can also be started off under glass and planted out later. Germination usually takes 6-21 days at 18-21C (65-70F).
When large enough to handle thin out to 15cm (6in) apart and transplant in late spring to their final positions 3cm (12in) apart.
They prefer ordinary well drained garden soil, sun or part shade.
Harvesting Period:May to December
No of Seeds:700
Seeds - Postal Delivery cost is €2 and applies to orders of seed packets ONLY. (Please Note: This Does Not Apply to Seed Potatoes, Onion Sets or Bulbs)
Standard delivery within 2-5 working days, for all other orders is €6.99 per online order up to 4kg regardless of the number of items ordered.
Orders over 4kg are charged at €8.99. The Max order we can send is 30kg.
Collection In Store is not available at this time.
Deliveries are dispatched on the next working day after the order has been placed, and you should receive your order within 2 - 5 working days. In the unlikely event that an item you have ordered is out of stock, we will notify you as soon as possible to inform you of any possible delays. Orders placed on a Friday or over the weekend, will be shipped on Monday.
Please note, plants and seeds cannot be dispatched overseas due to international customs regulations.