Banana shallot

Shallot 'Longor'

Banana shallot - Shallot  'Longor'

Common Name: Banana shallot
Genus: Shallot
Cultivar: 'Longor'

Category: Fruit & Vegetables
Growth Rate: Average

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 0.30 m (30 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sunSpread: 0.10 m (10 cm)

Soil Type: Normal/Loam or Sandy/Light or Chalky/Alkaline
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained
Sow Spacing: 15.0 cm
Months to Sow Ouside: February & March

A french variation of the 'Jersey Long' type this is a distictive shallot which produces really long bulbs. These bulbs are said to be a big hit amongst exhibition growers and they have a robust flavour. They also store quite well.

  • Garden care: Plant sets from mid-February to March 15cm (6in) apart in rows 30cm (12in) apart. Lift the shallots when they are mature and allow them to dry before using.

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