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Shallot Set 'Pikant'

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Allium cepa (Aggregatum Group) 'Pikant'

  • Probably the earliest of all shallots.
  • A Dutch red variety that produces a heavy crop of smaller bulbs.
  • Rich and intense in flavour.

Supplied as approximately 500g of shallot sets

Available from approximately February 2019

1 or more £3.75GBPGBP
each. Group & quantity discounts
Qty:

Probably the earliest of all shallots, this Dutch red variety produces a heavy crop of smaller bulbs that have an intense, almost spicy, flavour.

It is not unusual for this variety to be ready for harvesting in July - yet often it will keep firm and well until the following May.

Couple this with an excellent resistance to bolting and it is easy to understand why this is such a poular variety.

  • Set out 6" - 8" (15 - 20 cm) apart in rows 8" (20 cm).
  • Either take out a drill approximately 1" (2.5 cm) deep and push into the bottom of the drill (pointed side up) before covering with soil, leaving the tops just showing.
  • Alternatively take out shallow holes with a dibber and pop in - again leaving the tops just showing.
  • Top Tips
  • Recently planted sets may need to be protected with netting or similar to prevent birds pulling them out of the soil.
  • Keep weed free at all times.
  • Avoid over-watering, but water thoroughly in warm dry spells.
Available from approximately February 2019

1 = £3.75
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2 = £3.50
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10 = £2.95
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This product is subject to group discount if you are buying multiple products from the same pricing group. Other products in this group are...
Shallot Set 'Golden Gourmet'

Recipes

Pickled Onion & Shallot Recipe
The simplest and best way to pickle onions and shallots. Includes information on brining to remove excess moisture.

General Information

Plants Awarded The RHS Award Of Garden Merit
A listing of the seed and plant varieties sold by Victoriana Nursery Gardens that have been awarded the Award Of Garden Merit by the RHS.

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