Perennial plant. It parts have a smell of garlic.
Young leaves before flowering or finely chopped bulb for seasoning of soups, salads, curd cheese pudding.
Also similar use to garlic. Ingredients are stimulants to the digestion.
Full sun and well-drained, fertile soil with a moderately neutral pH is needed for good growth.
Once established, chives will tolerate limited drought, but foliage output and flavor will suffer. Chive clumps slowly spread over time; lift and divide them when they become too large or too crowded. Refrain from mulching chives as this can smother and weaken clumps.
Information source: www.Learn2grow.com
Genus - Allium
Species - Ursinum
Common name - Wild Garlic
Pre-Treatment - Not-required
Hardiness zones - 4 - 9
Height - 0,35 m
Spread - 0,25 m
Plant type - Perennial, Herbaceous
Exposure - Full Sun, partial shade
Growth rate - Medium
Soil PH - 6.1-7.8 (mildly acidic - neutral - mildly alkaline)
Soil type - Well Drained, Rich
Water requirements - Semi-moist
Bloom season - May
Leaf / Flower color - Green, Yellow Green / White
Soak the seeds overnight in warm water.
Start seeds indoors six weeks before planting outdoors or plant directly in October.
Sow on the surface and cover the pots with clear plastic. Please in light and warm position.
Chive seeds will germinate in soil in approximately 15 to 21 days, but can germinate in as few as 10 to 14 days in dedicated propagation media.
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