6 days to reach maturity
This plant has a mild fragrance
Shallot 'Red Sun' Overview
Allium cepa 'Red Sun' is a round shallot that can be planted in autumn or spring. This easy to grow bulb will develop a clump of 6 to 8 rounded bulbs that can be harvested in late summer. A milder flavour then onions, it has twice the amount of vitamin C is are less prone to bolting.
Common problems with Shallot 'Red Sun'
How to harvest Shallot 'Red Sun'
Lift clumps when the foliage has begun to turn yellow. Using a fork under the clump, lift the bulbs up carefully and leave to dry on the soil for a few days. Move under cover to a brightly lit spot to continue drying.
How to propagate Shallot 'Red Sun'
Plant bulbs with the tip just above the soil level.