Golden Shallot (Bulb)

Allium cepa var. aggregatum

  • Sweet mild flavour
  • Stores well
  • One bulb produces 4-12 shallots
  • NOT TO NT, TAS, WA

Shallots are seasonal products, generally available in late autumn and winter.
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Golden Shallot (Bulb)

Allium cepa var. aggregatum

Synonyms: Allium ascalonicum

NOT TO NT, TAS, WA

  • Sweet mild flavour
  • Stores well
  • One bulb produces 4-12 shallots

Shallots are members of the Allium family, and grow as a clump (or 'set') loosely attached at the base. Golden shallots are medium to large (similar in size to a small onion) with a sweet, mild flavour. Golden shallots can be stored for up to 12 months. In the kitchen, Golden shallots have firm white flesh that caramelises well. Use them in soups, stews, pickles or raw. The tops of the green leaves can also be eaten like a spring onion, leaving at least half the height to provide energy for the bulbs to grow.

If you have struggled to grow onions in the past, shallots are more forgiving and will not disappoint, each bulb multiplying from one bulb to 8-12 bulbs in 25 weeks.

Product code: Z-SHA-01

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Quick Planting Guide
Method Sow direct
Sowing Depth 5cm
Season Autumn, Winter and Spring
Hardiness / Life Cycle Frost Hardy Perennial (usually grown as an annual)
Row Spacing 20cm
Plant Spacing 20cm
Plant Height 40cm
Position Full sun, well drained soil
Days Until Maturity 175 days

How To Grow

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