Average Seeds 150
The Shallot - Simiane is a great variety with classic ‘banana’ shaped bulbs making them easier to slice. The flesh of these shallots are pink with decorative internal rings. With a milder and less harsh taste than typical onions the Shallot - Simiane has a sweeter flavour.
Classic 'banana' shaped bulbs which are easier to slice. Sweet flesh with pink internal rings. Can be used young as a pink 'bunching' or spring onion, or left to mature into 'torpedo' shaped bulbs. Delicious in salads or sandwiches, even soups. Milder and less harsh than using onions. Harvest September–October. Height 31–40cm (12–16"); spread 11–20cm (4–8").
Shallots are relatively easy to grow and are fantastic low maintenance crops for amateur or experienced gardeners alike. Taking up very little space they are ideal for filling your vegetable patch amongst other veg. Growing shallots from seed means you have the potential to grow them larger than standard shallots.
Dig and manure the soil in autumn or early winter. Give the ground a light dressing of lime early in February or the week before sowings. Sow seed in drills 23cm (9") apart. Thin plants out finally to 10-15cm (4-6") apart.
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Shallot Seeds - Simiane
Average Seeds 150
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