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Easy Choice

Easy Choice

Variety is easy-to-grow.

Grows Well in Containers

Grows Well in Containers

Variety does well when grown in a container.

Johnny's Exclusive/Specialty

Johnny's Exclusive/Specialty

At Johnny's, we have trialed seed and products from around the world. After confirming that they meet our superior quality standards, we have chosen to offer many unique varieties that are now only available from Johnny's. These are Johnny's Exclusives/Specialties.

Use for cut flowers and bouquets

Use for cut flowers and bouquets

Good variety to choose for fresh cut Flowers displays.

Purly
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PurlyChive Seed

793

Product ID: 793

Versatile, medium-sized leaves.

Compared to Staro, Purly has a more upright plant habit with a slightly straighter leaf. Avg. 26,000 seeds/oz. Packet: 200 seeds.

Product Price Qty
793Packet  $3.95 
7931 Ounce  $12.20 
7931/4 Pound  $27.40 
7931 Pound  $92.00 
79310 Pounds  $768.90 
Backordered until 07/11/15

Quick Facts

Days to Maturity or Bloom:   75-85

Plant Cycle:   (P)  

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Easy Choice   Grows Well in Containers   Johnny's Exclusive/Specialty   Use for cut flowers and bouquets  

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Growing Information

Chives

DAYS TO GERMINATION: 7-14 days.

SOWING: Direct seed (recommended): In spring, sow 1/4" deep as soon as the soil warms up. Place 4-6 seeds every 6" or 1-2 seeds per inch. Thin to 2-3 plants every 2-8". Keep free of weeds.
Transplant: Start seeds in flats 6-8 weeks before the last frost. Sow several seeds per plug, thinning to 3-4 seedlings per plug. Transplant seedling clusters 2-8" apart in rows 18" apart.

LIGHT PREFERENCE: Sun/Part Shade.

SOIL REQUIREMENTS: A fairly rich soil that is high in humus.

PLANT HEIGHT: 12-18".

PLANT SPACING: 2-8".

HARDINESS ZONES: Zones 3-9.

HARVEST: Individual leaves may be harvested once the plants are established. Harvest leaves before flowering begins. Leaves can be harvested 3-4 times per year, cut at ground level.

Leaves may be used fresh or dried. To dry, cut bundles into 1/4- 1/2" lengths. Spread one layer on a screen, allowing for air circulation. Place in a well-ventilated location out of direct sunlight. Stir periodically while drying.

Note: Mature chive clumps should be divided every 3 to 4 years.


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