Common Chives

Botanical Name
Allium schoenoprasum

This perennial grows up to 30cm in height. Plant in full sun 15cms apart in moist, well composted soil.  Use the leaves and flowers of these rewarding perennials - garlic and common, dried or fresh. Add towards the end of cooking. Use with Cheese, Egg and Creamy dishes, Salads and Sauces, Mayonnaise and Cream Cheese. It also has a number of medicinal uses including as a digestive. It is high in vitamin C and can act as a stimulant. Propagate by division in late summer. Seed is seldom fresh enough when bought commercially but self-harvested seed can be sown from September to March


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