Plant now for spring harvest! $10 per 1/2 #. These shallot plants are called “sets” which are essentially a small cured shallot. As the shallot grows, it will multiply and produce more bulbs. EXPERIMENTAL in the South – local farmers have successfully grown green Spring Shallots that can be harvested like a Spring Onion and eaten fresh. Space 6″ apart in rows, rows 12″ apart, plant the pointy end (or sprouted end) UP, with the top about an inch below the surface of the soil.