20 'Golden Gourmet' Shallot Sets

Code: PL9428
20 'Golden Gourmet' Shallot Sets

20 "Golden Gourmet" Shallot Sets

Originating from the Netherlands, the allium cepa "Golden Gourmet" shallot is an advancement from the traditional "Golden Yellow". The golden, brown skinned bulbs are larger and of better quality than their precursor, with a reduced incidence of bolting. The Golden Gourmet can be harvested as early as July, and can be stored throughout winter.

Variety Information

Size 20 Sets
Type Shallot
Hardiness Fully Hardy
Planting Time February - March
Planting Depth 2cm (1 Inch)
Planting Distance 15cm (6 Inches)
Harvesting Time From Late June
Uses Multipurpose


Larger Size
Bolt Resistant
Excellent Storage Capabilities

Planting Tip

If the ground is too wet, consider planting in raised beds.
Optional Extras Selected items will be included with your purchase

Shallots are easy to grow. Below we address some common queries:

  • Hardiness: shallots are fully hardy and are well-suited to the UK's climate.
  • Planting In Pots: suitable for growing in pots at least 8in (20cm) deep.
  • Position: plant in full sun for best results.
  • Soil Types: shallots can be planted in any type of soil.

Soil Preparation: dig in plenty of compost or well-rotted manure before planting.

Planting Distance: plant shallot sets 8-15cm (3-6in) apart 3cm (1in) deep so the tip is showing, in rows 30cm (12in) apart.

Pest Control: ensure good soil sterilization, rotational practices, and crop nutrition to reduce risk of pests.

Watering Requirements: water regularly, particularly during dry spells.

For a more detailed guide please read our blog below.

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Our bulbs are all harvested at just the right time to ensure they are of the best quality and size. With careful handling and specialised packaging, we can assure you that your bulbs will arrive in perfect condition.


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