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CHIVES COMMON

CHIVES COMMON

Allium schoenoprasum
Member $3.95
The leaves have a delicate onion flavour and are used to enliven dishes of eggs, potatoes, salads and soups. The purple orbs of flowers are also edible and look a treat in the garden. Can be grown as an insect repellent barrier.
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SEEDS: S3061
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Growing Information

Sow in punnets in Autumn-Spring
Height To 40cm
Position in FULL SUN/PART SHADE
200 Seeds Per Packet
HARDY PERENNIAL
Space at 10cm
Drought tolerant once established
84% Germination Rate

Growing Tips

Read the seed packet to find out how far apart to sow your seeds.

CHIVES COMMON

Allium schoenoprasum
Member $3.95
The leaves have a delicate onion flavour and are used to enliven dishes of eggs, potatoes, salads and soups. The purple orbs of flowers are also edible and look a treat in the garden. Can be grown as an insect repellent barrier.
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SEEDS: S3061
Due to quarantine, cannot post to TAS, Overseas
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TURMERIC - Bulb
BULBS: BTUME
An Indian spice that will grow in any frost free area. Best planted in November, with canna-like leaves emerging from the rhizome in late spring-early summer. Rhizomes are mild when dug during the growing season, stronger after the leaves have died down in the autumn. A very productive plant.
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PLANTS: PVEB3
Possibly one of the most valuable of summer flowering plants. This beauty from Brazil threads its stiffly upright stems through other perennials, floating hundreds of amethyst hemispheres of bloom. Ideal for the back of the border where it softens the outline of its garden companions. Potentially invasive in disturbed bushland.
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2yr membership +FREE vegie seeds
2yr membership +FREE vegie seeds
Membership: MNE2VS
Grow the best tasting vegies with free Beetroot 'Bulls Blood', Tomato 'Tigerella', Cucumber 'Double Yield' and Zucchini 'Black Beauty' seeds (one packet of each, valued at $21).
Member $79.00
Non-Member $79.00
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