Permaculture companion plants for Chives

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Basil Basil
5-10
Annual, Perennial
full sun
Moist
light (sandy), medium
0.5
Herbs
true
Leaves, Seed
seed - direct sow
after last frost date
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Basil
Fast
Common Basil, Thai Basil, Tropical Basil
Lamiaceae or Labiatae
Basilikum
https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Ocimum basilicum
start indoors from late February to mid-summer
can be grown in containers
Bushy annual grown for medicinal and culinary uses. Removing the last pair of leaves encourages branching and growth. Leaves can be dried, pureed or frozen for storage. Show

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Carrot Carrot
Leaves, Root
3-10
Biennial
full sun
Moist
light (sandy), medium, heavy (clay)
1.2
Apiaceae or Umbelliferae
Möhre, Karotte
https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Daucus carota sativus
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Sweet cherry Sweet cherry
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prunus_avium
Fast
Moist
full sun, partial sun/shade
3-7
Trees
Sweet cherry
light (sandy), medium, heavy (clay)
Rosaceae
18.0
Süßkirsche
Fruit, Seed
Animal feed, Attracts insects, Hedgerow
Perennial
Deciduous
https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Prunus avium
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Peach Peach
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peach
,
Fast
Moist
full sun
5-9
Trees
Flowering Peach, Ornamental Peach, Common Peach
light (sandy), medium, heavy (clay)
Rosaceae
6
Pfirsich, Bergpfirsich, Tellerpfirsich, Saturnpfirsich, Weinbergpfirsich
Flowers, Fruit, Seed
Oil
Perennial
https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Prunus persica
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Nectarine Nectarine
Moist
full sun
4-8
Trees
light (sandy), medium, heavy (clay)
Rosaceae
6.0
Nektarine
Flowers, Fruit, Seed
Oil
Animal feed, Attracts insects, Hedgerow
Perennial
Deciduous
https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Prunus persica nucipersica
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Marjoram Marjoram
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marjoram
Dry, Moist
full sun, partial sun/shade
6-9
light (sandy), medium, heavy (clay)
Lamiaceae or Labiatae
0.6
Majoran
Herbs
Leaves
Perennial
https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Origanum majorana
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Parsley Parsley
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Parsley
Medium
Moist
full sun, partial sun/shade
light (sandy), medium, heavy (clay)
Apiaceae or Umbelliferae
0.6
Petersilie
Herbs
5-8
Leaves
Biennial
https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Petroselinum crispum
#### Links [Parsley @ Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Parsley) Show

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Parsnip Parsnip
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Parsnip
Moist
full sun, partial sun/shade
4-8
Wild parsnip
light (sandy), medium, heavy (clay)
Apiaceae or Umbelliferae
1.0
Pastinake
Roots
Leaves, Root, Seed
Weed potential
Biennial
https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Pastinaca sativa
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Rose Rose
Shrubs
full sun, partial sun/shade
2
Animal feed, Attracts insects, Hedgerow, Wind breaker
Fruit
Perennial
Deciduous
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Strawberry Strawberry
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Strawberry
Moist
full sun, partial sun/shade
4-8
light (sandy), medium, heavy (clay)
Rosaceae
0.3
Erdbeere
Herbs
Fruit, Leaves
Ground cover
Perennial
https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Fragaria x ananassa
Perennial plant which is mostly grown annually. Show

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Tomato Tomato
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tomato
true
Fast
Moist
full sun
10-12
Garden Tomato, dumádu, garden tomato, love apple, lycopersicum esculentum, tomate, tomato, tomato extract containing lycopene, tomato|thakkali, tumatis, Lycopersicon esculentum
light (sandy), medium, heavy (clay)
Solanaceae
2.0
Tomate
Fruit, Seed
Oil
Annual, Perennial
https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Solanum lycopersicum, https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Lycopersicon esculentum
start seeds indoors 5-6 weeks before last frost
in containers or in rows in beds around last frost date
6.2-6.8
70-80°F
An easy-growing, humus-loving vegetable plant that is mostly grown for its fruits that can be eaten fresh, cooked or dried in salads and various dishes. A great number of varieties have been cultivated. Indeterminate tomato plants are perennials in their native habitat, but are cultivated as annuals. Determinate, or bush, plants are annuals that stop growing at a certain height and produce a crop all at once. Lycopersicon esculentum is a synonym of this plant. Show

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Common Grape Vine Common Grape Vine
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vitis_vinifera
Fast
Dry, Moist
full sun, partial sun/shade
6-10
Vines
Wine grape, Purpleleaf Grape, Common Grape, Angur, Diva loza, Grozde yagorida, Tumpeang ba'y chu, Uva, Vid, Vigne, Vino, Weinrebe, aanab, ainab, aitoviiniköynnös, lehti, angoor, angur, blad från vinranka, bortermo szolo levél, cognac oil, common grape vine, dakh, darakh, drakh, draksa, draksh, draksha, draksha kottai, draksha pondu, drakshai, drakya, dry grapes, drak?a (fruit), european grape, feuille de vigne rouge, folha de videira, frunze de vita-de-vie, gostani, gostoni, grape, grape seeds oligomeric proanthocyanidins, grape vine, grapevine, grapevine leaf, kashmish, kishmish, kottai drakshai, lambrusca, lambrusque, lie de vin, list vinica, list vinske trte, lisc winorosli wlasciwej, maneka, maweez munaqqa, maweezak kohi, munaca, munaqqa, munkka, munthringya, m?dvika, parra, raisins, rote weinrebenblätter, rød vinranke, blad, tikruju vynmedžiu lapai, vid, hoja de, vigne, vigne rouge, vigne vinifère, viinapuu lehed, vinblad, vine, vinho, vino, vite, foglia, vitis vinifera, flos, vitis viniferae folium, vínviðarlauf, weinrebe, werqa tad-dielja, wijnstokblad, wine, wine grape, zabeeb-ul-jabal, cervený list vinné révy, ista vinkoka lapas
light (sandy), medium, heavy (clay)
Vitaceae
15.0
Weintraube
Oil
Flowers, Fruit, Leaves
Perennial
https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Vitis vinifera
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Apple Apple
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apple
Moist
full sun, partial sun/shade
3-8
Trees
European crab apple
light (sandy), medium, heavy (clay)
Rosaceae
10.0
Oil
Animal feed, Attracts insects, Hedgerow
Fruit
Perennial
Deciduous
https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Malus sylvestris
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Asparagus Asparagus
2-9
Perennial
full sun, partial sun/shade
Moist
light (sandy), medium, heavy (clay)
1-1.5m
Shoots, Stem
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asparagus
garden asparagus, sparrow grass
Asparagaceae
Spargel
https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Asparagus officinalis
true
Europe, western Asia
toxic fruits
Herbs
6.5-7.0
Evergreen
fasciculated
3-8inches
4-10inches long shoots
12-18 inches rows, 6–8inches in row
2-8 weeks
21-29°C (70-85°F)
10-12 weeks, 1 week after last frost date
seed - direct sow, seed - transplant, division
16weeks before last frost date
8-12weeks before last frost
yes
Slow
The fruit, which is a small red berry with 6-10mm diameter is toxic to humans. Asparagus can grow in saline soils where other plants to do not grow. A soil pH below 6 is possible but best is to adjust to 6.5-7.0. Only start harvesting three year old or older plants for around 8-12 weeks each season. Asparagus is a good companion plant to the Tomato since it repels some harmful root nematodes for Tomatoes and Tomatoes repel the asparagus beetle. Show

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Black mulberry Black mulberry
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Morus_nigra
Slow
Moist
full sun, partial sun/shade
5-9
Trees
light (sandy), medium, heavy (clay)
Moraceae
10.0
Schwarze Maulbeere
Animal feed, Poultry forage
Fruit
Perennial
Deciduous
https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Morus nigra
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White mulberry White mulberry
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Morus_alba
Medium
Moist
full sun, partial sun/shade
3-9
Trees
Common Mulberry
light (sandy), medium, heavy (clay)
Moraceae
18
Weiße Maulbeere
Fruit, Inner bark, Leaves
Animal feed, Fiber, Hedgerow, Poultry forage, Wind breaker, dye
Weed potential
Perennial
Deciduous
https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Morus alba
Young leaves are edible. Show

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Red mulberry Red mulberry
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Morus_rubra
Moist
full sun, partial sun/shade
4-9
Trees
Common Mulberry, White Mulberry
light (sandy), medium, heavy (clay)
Moraceae
15.0
Rote Maulbeere
Fruit, Leaves
Perennial
https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Morus rubra
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Rocket Rocket
Flowers, Leaves
6-9
Annual
full sun, partial sun/shade
Dry, Moist
light (sandy), medium, heavy (clay)
seed - direct sow, seed - transplant
0.6
Fast
Brassicaceae or Cruciferae
Oil
https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Eruca vesicaria sativa
in spring
25°C
1-3 days
start indoors in pots at a depth
Easily and fast-growing green with strong flavor. It is great for salads or as topping of your pizza. It likes to grow along tracks, on waste grounds or stony places. Leaves can be harvested after 3-6 weeks. Seeds ripen from July to September and can be saved. Show

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Oregano Oregano
true
Leaves
Herbs
4-10
Perennial
full sun, partial sun/shade
Dry, Moist
light (sandy), medium, heavy (clay)
0.6
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oregano
Medium
Pot Marjoram
Lamiaceae or Labiatae
https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Origanum vulgare
Oil
best in late Spring; softwood cuttings root fastest
true
20cm
4.5–8.7
A perennial herb originating from the Mediterranean that is often grown for its leaves to use as cooking ingredient. Leaves can be used fresh or dried. Harvesting is best before flowering. Show

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