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Shallot 'Golden Gourmet' (Spring planting)

Allium cepa (Aggregatum Group)

Hardy Bulb

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Spring planting

A major advance on the traditional variety

Store well throughout the winter

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A shallot with golden brown skinned bulbs, Shallot 'Golden Gourmet' (Spring planting) has been awarded an Award of Garden Merit by the RHS. Its bulbs grow large, and have low bolting incidence. This variety is easy to grow and the shallots store well over winter. Pack size: Approx. 500g. Approx. 20 sets. Height 35cm (14"). Spread: 15cm (6").

Height Up to 35cm (14in)
Spread Up to 15cm (6in)

Hardy Bulb

kitchen garden

full sun

Flowering Months Harvest Months
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20 Sets (14190)
400g Sets (KC2323)

Shallots are undemanding and require only occasional watering during particularly dry periods. However, rows should be weeded regularly. Harvest spring planted Shallots in August, a week or two after the leaves begin to turn yellow. Choose a dry day to loosen them from the ground with a fork. Leave them in their clumps on the soil surface for a day or two until they have fully dried in the sun. Once dry, remove the top foliage and store them in a well ventilated, dry position. There is no need to break rings of shallots apart until you need to use them. Shallots store exceptionally well and can often be stored in good condition for 6 months or more.

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