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Allium schoenoprasum

An easy-to-grow clump forming perennial producing long green leaves with a pleasing oniony flavour and pink-purple leaves appearing in summer. Suits pots and garden beds.

  • Growing Tip: Performs best in fertile, well-drained soil. Leaves may be cut back almost to ground level. Fertilise and water regularly.
  • Position: Full sun
  • Height / Spacing: 45cm, 25cm
  • Lifespan: Annual
  • Use: Leaves are ideal for salads, soups, omelettes and other hot dishes. A mild appetite stimulant.
  • Companion Planting: Reputed to repel aphids. Plant near roses, carrots and tomatoes.
  • Recipe Idea: View Pancetta and herb stuffing recipe
  • Range: Code B Punnet, 100mm Herb pots, Zest 200mm




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