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Chives

£5.00
1 Litre pot
Key information

Chives are a popular herb thanks to the subtle onion flavour of their leaves and purple pompom flowers.  They are easy to look after and are a great member of a herb kitchen, border or window box.

Good to know
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Flowering
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Pet friendly
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Scented
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Delivery & Returns
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Top Tip

Harvest leaves by cutting close to the base of the plant. Pick often to encourage new growth.

How to care

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Aspect
Sun

Chives prefer to be in direct sun but can produce in partial conditions.

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Care Level
Easy

Chives are low maintenance. Make sure you remove dead leaves.

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Watering
Regularly

Chives don't like to be in dry soil.

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Feeding
Compost and Feed

Plant with a good quality, peat free compost. Feed with a general plant feed each spring.

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Soil
Tolerates most soil types

The most important thing is the soil is well drained.

Quick facts

BOTANICAL NAME
Allium schoenoprasum
PLANT TYPE
Herb, comes back every year (perennial)
RECOMMENDED SOTO POT SIZE
Herb pot
HARDINESS
Hardy
NURSERY POT SIZE
1L
TOXICITY
Not that have been reported

How to pot a herb kitchen

In this Soto Masterclass we demonstrate how to pot a herb kitchen.

Follow along with Max as he takes you through planting a collection of herbs.

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