Approximately 800 seeds per gram
seed-counts are only a guide, not to be used for accurate calculations.
B and T World Seeds' reference number:
USDA average, annual, minimum temperature Zone:5
Type of plant - perennial
Fruit: best cut regularly
Foliage: selected for indoor forcing, resists yellowing + etiolation
Common names for Allium schoenoprasum Forcing Chives Grolau:
Allium schoenoprasum Forcing Chives Grolau
is included in the following B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories:
6: Bulbous and Rhizomatous Plant Seed List
31: House and Container Plant Seed List
36: Herb Seed List Culinary Medicinal Dye and Aromatic
43: Herbaceous Border Plant Seed List
83: Vegetable Seed List
160: Salad Vegetable Seed List
161: Edible Flowers
Allium schoenoprasum Forcing Chives Grolau seeds will usually germinate in 30-365 days. Normally will only germinate with light so surface sow. Sow seeds about 1mm deep in a Well drained seed sowing mix at about 10°C.
Stratification (cold treatment or vernalization) Some seeds need to be overwintered before they will germinate. Some seeds need just a couple of weeks, others 3 months. Seeds can be stratified in dampened peat or sand, in a plastic box or bag at 4°C or 5°C in a refrigerator. The seeds should not be frozen or in a wet medium. Very small seeds can be sown on the surface of their growing medium, in pots sealed in plastic bags, and kept in the 'fridge. Many vernalized seeds need light to germinate when they are sown in the "Spring".
Place in fridge for 4 weeks.