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Product ID Seed1115

Shallot Seed , French Banana 'Zebrune'

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Allium ascalonicum, (Escallion)  'Cuisse de Poulet Poitou' which translates as "chicken leg," This classic French Heritage shallot is a ‘Banana Shaped’ long torpedo-like, pinky-brown bulb (an eschalion). It's very productive reaching 12 to 18 inches high and about 4 to 5 inches wide. It has good resistance to bolting & an excellent eating quality with a delicious mild & sweet flavour, plus it’s a good keeper. Harvest in late July & Aug, a week or two after the leaves begin to turn yellow, Leave them on the soil surface for a day or two until they have fully dried in the sun., Seed Count Approx - 115 avg 

  SOWING - Direct sow outdoors mid-Mar to April in full sun. Sow thinly at a depth of 1 cm & 30cm between rows. When able to handle, thin seedlings to 4cm. Cover with a protective netting or fleece to prevent attacks from birds and insects

Price: £2.20
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