All Garlic & Shallots
If you have any French cookbooks in your library, you know the value that French chefs place on Gray Shallots. Gourmet chefs consider this shallot the ultimate variety when preparing their mouth-watering sauces.
Shallots are shipped only in the fall-late September or early October, depending on the season. Quantities are limited; order before September 15th for best availability.
PLEASE READ: Not available to Idaho or Canada.
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CULTURE:Shallot bulbs prefer well-drained soil with plenty of organic matter and lots of sun. More than one clove can often times be contained in a papery wrapper. These cloves can be broken apart and planted individually. Space cloves 6-8 inches apart in rows 12 inches apart. Plant the root ends down and cover with 1/2 inch of soil. Side dress plants with aged compost in the spring. Bulbs are ready to harvest when leaves have turned yellow and fall over. Standard yield for shallots is about 4-5 times the amount planted.
Bulbs per pound: Approximately 15-30 unless otherwise noted.