Shallots can be very expensive to buy in stores, but it’s easy to grow them at home! These shallots are full of rich, sweet flavor that will be a great complement to many of your dishes. In northern areas, plant them in the spring for a fall harvest; in the south, plant in the fall for a late winter/early spring harvest. These shallots can store for about six months.
- Require full sun
- Hardiness Zone: 2 to 10 (check for specific planting directions)
- Days to Maturity: 90 to 120
- Pests/Diseases: rot easily if damaged; do not mulch
- Color: dark golden skin, creamy flesh
- Flavor: rich and sweet
- Uses: soups, stews, caramelization
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