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Shallot 'Red Sun' Sets

Food growing
£3.95
SPP00377
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Quick overview

Considered the best of the red shallots. White flesh, distinctive onion/garlic flavour. Eat cooked or raw in salads, ideal for stir fry’s. Stores for 6 months. x100g in the Grow Club.

Origin: Central Asia, Iran

Delivery from October for Autumn Planting and February for Spring Planting.

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Plant Details

Grow:
September to November
Genus / Species:
Allium cepa (Aggregatum Group)
Cultivar / Variety:
'Red Sun'
Common Name:
Shallot
Harvest Time:
From June. Pull when foliage turns straw-like.
Height / Spread:
50cm / 15cm
Type:
Annual

Preferred Conditions

Sow Depth:
each set with tips showing above the surface
Soil Type:
Well-drained, fertile
Where to Plant:
Sow direct veg patches
Position:
Full sun/part sun/sheltered
Spacing:
15cm apart / rows 30cm
Watering:
Keep moist early on, not too wet
Care Tips:
Stop watering them after foliage starts to fall over and turn brown. Then harvest.
Feeding:
A balanced liquid fertiliser can be applied if soil conditions are less fertile.

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