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Beginner Vegetables: Shallots

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Lenjo
Mount Angel, OR
(Zone 8a)

May 16, 2007
8:05 PM

Post #3504412

I am growing a few shallots in a raised bed and when do you know they are ready to harvest? Will the green tops turn brown kind of like an onion?
TDGarden
Calais, VT

May 16, 2007
8:08 PM

Post #3504423

I was wondering the same thing, it is my first year for shallots, they look great so far. Funny looking tops!

darius

darius
So.App.Mtns.
United States
(Zone 5b)

May 17, 2007
1:00 AM

Post #3505419

As I recall from the ones I grew in Asheville, they do sorta die off at the tops and then I dig them. Rinse well, store in a shady place for a couple of weeks to dry out some. I put in a few here last fall and they are growing quite well now. Same for my fall planted garlic.
Lenjo
Mount Angel, OR
(Zone 8a)

May 17, 2007
1:59 AM

Post #3505597

My garlic didn't do so hot, but I planted really late too. But there are fields close and when harvest is finished I will go and glean. They leave so much behind. I raise sweet onions in my raised beds too and they are looking great. Can't wait for those, mmmmmm!!

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