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Spring planting French Gray SHallots?

Posted by mabeldingeldine z5 ME mid-coast (My Page) on
Thu, Apr 25, 13 at 20:13

I did not get my French Gray Shallots (Allium oschaninii) planted last fall. Is it worth planting my remaining shallots to maintain my seed supply? They are delicious and I am hooked!


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RE: Spring planting French Gray SHallots?

Yes, I would plant them. They will divide but won't be as big as usual.


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RE: Spring planting French Gray SHallots?

On a lark I bought some off a discount table last summer-long after they should have been planted. We planted them out and let them overwinter, even transplanting them this spring. They seem to be doing well. At least I appear to have saved the seed.


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RE: Spring planting French Gray SHallots?

If you don't plant them now, none will survive until fall.


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