Planting Shallots - Knowledgebase Question

Atascadero, CA
Question by ismac
May 2, 2001
When planting shallots is there a top and bottom to the bulb...one side that needs to be pointing up?


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Answer from NGA
May 2, 2001

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There is a top and a bottom, but the bulbs will "right" themselves if you plant them on their sides. I think it's better to plant them sideways than upside down! Plant about 1" deep in prepared garden soil. Hope your harvest is terrific!

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