Description:This perennial member of the onion family is undemanding and easy to grow, returning year after year, and attracting bees and butterflies to its pretty pink blooms. Chives are an essential addition to the herb garden. Their leaves and edible flowers make them indispensable for garnishing potato salad, soups and other savoury dishes.
Sowing Info:March to June, in pots or trays on the surface of barely moist seed compost and cover with a sprinkling of finely sieved compost. Place in a propagator until germination. Can also be sown outdoors in a sunny spot 7mm deep in rows 20cm apart.
Growing Info:Transplant seedlings in bunches to small pots or cells until large enough to plant outdoors. Plant 30cm apart in well prepared soil in full sun, once risk of frost has passed. Can be grown in a pot indoors for a long season of use.
Aftercare Info:HARVESTING: May onwards. Good winter hardiness for a long season of cutting.
Harvesting Period:May to November
No of Seeds:250
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.