Growing Calendar for Shallot Sets - Red Sun
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Take advantage of one of the best red-skinned varieties for home-growing. Red Sun produces bumper crops of crisp, white-fleshed bulbs with a really good flavour for cooking, salads or pickling.
Every shallot stores really well. We suggest that you take surplus shallots, plait them up and hang them in a cool place like a shed.
Good to plant in free-draining to medium-heavy soils if you put your sets into the ground in March or April. The soil warms up in spring which the bulbs favour well.
Excellent service and condition on delivery
not impressed, some very large sets - 15% failure rate.
good sized and well presented sets
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