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Chives (Plant)

Common Name:

Plant Family: Alliaceae

Chives (Plant)
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Price:  £1.00
List Price:  £2.00
Saving Of:  £1.00 (50%)
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Availability:  

  

35 in stock

Quantity or Pot size:  9cm pot


Hardiness/minimum temperature:  Hardy
Position/ Situation:  City gardens, small gardens
Sun/ Shade:  Sun
Planting Style:  Herbal/ medicinal
Suggested Use:  Growing in Pots
Season of Interest:  Spring to autumn
Scent:  Scented Leaves
Flower Colour:  Purple
Leaf Colour:  Green
Height:  very low (less than 1ft)
Habit/Shape:  Clump forming
Evergreen:  No
Soil Type:  Normal, well-drained but moisture retentive
Soil PH:  No preference
Bee and Butterfly:  Both
Cooking Use:  Garnishing/ Flavouring dishes


Culinary herb with mild, onion-tasting leaves which are good for garnishing or flavouring soups etc. Can be cropped all year round although the leaves are more chewy in winter but still fine for cooking with. For sun and well drained soil, ideal for a po


Mainland UK  £8.50-£10 Local delivery Postcodes IP1-IP8 & CO10 (minimum order value applies please click here for details) FREE
Seeds & cuttings only  £2 Collect from our Nursery (Elmsett, Suffolk, IP7 6LZ) FREE
Scottish Highlands & offshore Islands From £10 We only send plants & seeds to UK locations (excl. Northern Ireland) Sorry we cannot ship to any other Country due to British Plant Health regulations on the export of plants post Brexit. There are no exceptions unfortunately  

 

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Unless otherwise indicated our plants are supplied in the following pot sizes according to category. Dimensions refer to either the pot diameter (cm) or volume (litre);

  • Exotics/Conservatory & House Plants, Succulents: mostly as young plants in 9cm (approx. 0.5 litre)  or 1 litre pots
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx. 12cm diameter)
  • Herbs: 9cm (approx. 0.5 litre)
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 1.5 or 2 litre 
  • Potted Bulbs: variable- please see "Quantity or Pot size" on plant information page 
  • Dormant Bulbs, Tubers and Bare-root perennials come either bagged or wrapped without a pot

The exact size of plants will vary with the growing season and may be cut back in accordance with normal pruning regimes or to fit in the box if they are excessively tall.