Matador Shallot F1

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A reddish-brown shallot with crisp reddish-white flesh. Stores well—sometimes all the way into the next summer.



A newer hybrid, the Matador shallot is larger than regular shallots. The bulbs have high shoulders and a rounded base, and the flesh is very crisp. This particular shallot is an excellent keeper, this a high dry matter content that aids in long-term storage.

Ready for harvesting before standard storage onions but later than most other shallots.

Growing shallots from seed is not only cheaper than growing from sets or transplants, it also allows the plants to produce large single bulbs rather than lots of tiny bulbs. They’re also less likely to come down with downy mildew or white rot.

You can plant these out until the first week of June. After that they won’t have enough time to develop.

Matador Shallot F1 Details

Average Germination Time
7 - 14 Days
Sowing Method
Start in Pots / Trays
Days to Maturity
180 Days
Grow in Greenhouse
Optional for Early Crop
Packet Seed Count
Recommended Soil pH

Sow and Harvest Times

Plant out:

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