Shakespeare is a good variety of onion to plant as sets in the autumn.
Onion sets are very small bulbs which will grow into mature onions. Onion sets are often planted instead of onion seeds as they are thought to produce bigger onions.
Shakespeare – this variety of onion has:
- dark brown skins
- excellent skin quality
- good sized bulbs
- stores well
- harvest from early July
- over winters well
Shakespeare onions are an autumn planting set.