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Yellow Shallots

Available Fall 2018

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Description

Aromatic and flavorful. This relative of the onion yields smaller bulbs with a bold taste. Crisp texture livens up salads and sautées. Use in place of onions or green onions in recipes. Each bulb yields 3 to 4 shallots. Any bolting plants can be removed and used as scallions. Harvest in summer after leaves wither. Stores well.

Characteristics

Fruit Color Yellow
Fruit Size Small - Medium
Pollination Self-pollinating
Ripens/Harvest Harvest When Leaves Wither Above Shallot Neck
Shade/Sun Full Sun
Soil Composition Loamy
Soil Moisture Well Drained
Soil pH Level 6.2 - 6.8
Taste Excellent Flavor
Texture Firm, Crisp
Years to Bear 1
Zone Range 3 - 9

Zone Compatibility

This Variety's Zone Range 3 - 9
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The USDA hardiness zones offer a guide to varieties that will grow well in certain climates. Each zone corresponds to the minimum winter temperatures experienced in a given area. Make sure that your hardiness zone lies within the zone compatability range of this variety before ordering.

Recommended Pollinators

This variety is self pollinating.

In many cases, you may still want to plant pollinating partners to increase the size of your crops, but with self-pollinating varieties doing so is optional. You'll get fruit with only one plant!

Tools & Supplies

Having the proper tools and supplies when growing your own can make the difference between a good harvest and a great harvest! Here's a list that our experts recommend for this variety.

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Love these this is what we used in culinary class.
BARBARA M on Mar 9, 2017
Love these this is what we used in culinary class.
BARBARA M on Mar 9, 2017

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Large Bulbs
Panted only 6in apart, the 3 bulbs from a 1-lb order. ALL three show healthy growth. .However, I researched that they are 'spreaders' when bulbs develop. Will plant 10~12in apart next year.
May 2, 2017
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3 months ago
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