[Market-farming] shallots

Bill Shoemaker wshoemak at inil.com
Thu Sep 8 09:09:02 EDT 2005


Mike,

Unless you're warmer through the winter than I think, you should probably
store the small bulbs in a cool, dark place until early Spring, and then
plant. They would probably freeze out if you fall-plant. They don't
overwinter well here.

Bill Shoemaker, Sr Research Specialist - Food Crops
University of Illinois - St Charles Horticulture Research Center
www.nres.uiuc.edu/faculty/directory/shoemaker_wh.html


>
>Hey
>
>We grew "Ambition" shallots from seed this year.  We harvested many good
>looking bulbs, but also many tiny ones.  Can we treat those tiny ones as
>sets and plant them in the fall for spring or summer shallots next
>season?
>
>Mike Emers
>Rosie Creek Farm
>Ester, Alaska
>
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