One 4" round disk fills out a 6" nursery pot (sold separately) perfectly. Thick, dark green leaves with mild onion flavor. Vigorous plants have a semi-erect habit. Avg. 100 seeds/disk.
Latin Name: Allium schoenoprasum
Days to Maturity or Bloom:
Shipping Information & Notes
Grow container herbs easily with biodegradable seeds disks. The results are a neat, compact plant with the same flavor and appearance as conventionally-grown seed.
Fill pots with soil, put the disk on top of the soil and cover with a thin layer of vermiculite or soil. Water well and place in a warm, sunny area. Water as needed.
DAYS TO GERMINATION: 7-14 days.
SOWING: Direct seed (recommended): Fill a 6" pot with soil, put the disk on top of the soil, and cover with approximately 1/4" layer of soil or vermiculite. Water well at planting and then water as needed as the plant grows.
LIGHT PREFERENCE: Sun/Part Shade.
PLANT HEIGHT: 14-18".
PLANT SPACING: 1 disk per 6" nursery pot.
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.