(Organic) Perennial Herb. The hollow, thin leaves have a delicate flavor much like very mild onions. Delicious in salads and for flavoring soups and omelets. Because of the plants attractive cloverlike blossoms, they are often used for edging flowerbeds.
Start seed indoors in a sunny location 6 weeks before transplanting outdoors. Or, sow in the garden in sunny location in rich, well drained soil. Performs best in rows 12 inches apart. Thin plants to 6 inches apart when they are 2 inches tall. Leaves can be harvested 4 months after sowing; then cut often. Continual harvesting ensures denser growth. If you prefer a very mild taste, harvest while in bloom. Excellent for indoor windowsill garden.