Shallots 'Biztro'

Shallots 'Biztro' is a good quick and strong growing shallot, with pale red flesh and good resistance to bolting. More
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Shallots 'Biztro' is a good quick and strong growing shallot, with pale red flesh and good resistance to bolting.

Sets are immature bulbs that are specially grown for planting.

  • Comes with full planting and growing instructions

Please note: Full postage & packaging costs of £4.95 apply to our shallot sets.

Genus Allium cepa Aggregatum
Variety Biztro
Type Hardy Annual
Common Name Shallot
Soil Type Fertile
Site Full Sun
Moisture Well-drained
Height 35cm (14in)
Spacing 15cm (6in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Plant out March - April, so that the tip of the bulb is just above the soil. These are traditionally planted out on the shortest day of the year. For further instructions, please read our how to plant and grow onion sets guide.
Care Tips Prepare the ground well with good manure throughout the winter. Keep well weeded.
Storing Remove foliage, and store in a cool dry place from September to April.
Harvesting Late July-September. Lift with a fork and leave to dry in the summer sunshine for 2 days. These are traditionally harvested on the longest day of the year.
Cooking Notes Braise, caramelise or grill to enhance their sweetness. Try Sarah's Shallot tatin with leftover cheese recipe (pictured).
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  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
Pecan, apple and celery stuffing recipe

I love the way that pecans remain really crisp in a stuffing mix. If you can't find pecans, use walnuts, but toast them for a few minutes first.


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