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Thread: Shallot Set Planting - Best Method

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    Thelma Sanders is offline Gardening Guru
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dynamite View Post
    When do you reckon you will plant out? Is it when they are a certain size?
    Probably at the end of Feb/beginning of March, unless we get another sudden freeze. It just means that they have a few roots to start with.
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    Nicos is offline 'Allo 'Allo !
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    I plant mine in trays of potting compost too. About 5cm apart and the top 2/3 above the soil.

    I start hardening off when the roots start looking a bit tangled but easy enough to shake loose.
    I go by the root growth not by the top growth as my aim us to make it difficult for the birds to tank them out.
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