Includes 1/2lb of each of our shallots- the more productive and easy to grow Dutch Red as well as the more challenging and sought-after French Grey. ~35 cloves.
The Dutch Red Shallot has coppery-red bulb wrappers and purple-pink flesh. Mature bulbs range from 1-4 in in diameter. Will produce well in a variety of climates. Its delicate sweet onion flavor is prized by gourmet chefs. Easy to grow! Plant In Fall and harvest the next summer, or plant very early in Spring for a mid-summer harvest. Can withstand heavy freezes. Will keep for well over a year with proper storage conditions.
The French Grey Shallot is generally smaller and more elongated than Dutch Red shallots. Delicate flavor, with tough grey skins and purple flesh. Plant in Fall and harvest the next summer. Can withstand heavy freezes. Stores 3-5 months.