Information for Allium schoenoprasum Forcing Chives Grolau

Approximately 800.00 seeds per gram
seed-counts are only a guide, not to be used for accurate calculations.

Allium schoenoprasum Forcing Chives Grolau - 1  packet for 4 Euros
Allium schoenoprasum Forcing Chives Grolau - 300  seeds for 8 Euros

B and T World Seeds' reference number: 82917
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: Chives Grolau,  Ciboulette Grolau,  Windowsill Chives, 

Allium schoenoprasum Forcing Chives Grolau is included in the following B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories:
1:   Stock list
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
211:  Alliaceae
720:   Fire Resistant Plants

Germination guide
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 10C.

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 4C or 5C 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.

SEED GERMINATION THEORY AND PRACTICE; by Professor Norman C. Deno
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