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Knowledgebase : Onions Garlic and Shallots
A white fungal growth on the base of onion bulbs is a sign of the disease white rot. This fungus affects onions, and leeks, but is less comm...
Hardneck varieties are the closest to the wild garlic. The plants produce a flowering stem, known as a scape which should be removed and can...
Shallots grown from seed will only produce a single bulb. On rare occasions two bulbs may be produced. Choose a sunny position where the so...
Plaiting your garlic bulbs not only makes them look very impressive but is also a great method of storage. The roots need to be trimmed bu...
Onions are one of the easiest crops to grow in the vegetable garden. As there is barely a week in the year where onions are not used at some...
Choose a sunny position and a well-drained soil that was manured for the previous crop. Plant SHALLOT [http://seeds.suttons.co.uk/search?w...
A 400g pack of shallots contains approximately 15-20 bulbs which will plant a row of about 3m (10ft). The variety Hative de Niort is supp...
There are approximately 50 Onion sets in a 200g pack which will plant a row of about 5m (16ft) in length. A 250g pack contains approximat...
The size of ONION sets is not constant and will vary from year to year according to regional growing and harvesting conditions. We are confi...

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