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  • Eventual height: 0.3m
  • Eventual spread: 0.1m

shallot 'Biztro' (PBR)

shallot sets

12 sets £3.99
£3.99
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  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: any soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Harvesting period:July to September
  • Hardiness: fully hardy
  • Set size: 7/14

    Excellent for adding to salads or used in cooking, they have a good aroma and their pink flesh has a spicy tang. Hailed as being bolt resistant, it's a great all-rounder.

    Sets are the easiest way to grow shallots in the garden, and they will mature faster than those grown from seed. Plant very early in the season, in mid-February if possible, in a sunny position, and allow room for the shallots to splay out and produce clusters of bulbs.

    Garden care: Plant this red shallot from February to April, 3cm deep and 12cm apart. They are usually ready to start lifting from July to September.
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