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Zebrune Shallot Onion
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Zebrune Shallot Onion (300 seeds) (ON129) $3.00
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Zebrune Shallot Onion

         
 
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Long-day Type--(Cuisse de Poulet du Poitou) Gorgeous heirloom French eschalion or “banana” type shallot yields plump, long, torpedo-shaped bulbs. Bulbs are brown tinged with pink. The flesh is very mild and sweet, and large yields may be had starting the first year from an early planting. Excellent keeping quality makes these gourmet shallots useful over a very long season!.
 
Zebrune Shallot Onion
Overall Rating:
         
4.0
 
 
Number of Reviews: 10
Easy to Grow 3.5
EarlyMaturity 3.0

80.0% would recommend this item to a friend.

 
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0 out of 0 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
joy
Location:
Walla Walla, WA, United States
Date:
June 24, 2017
          3.0
 
Zebrune
Easy to Grow 4.0
EarlyMaturity 4.0
 

What are the pros? great germination, fast growth

What are the cons? shape? confusing!

Review:

My Zebrune shallots are round oniony shaped, just as many other reviewers have stated. Good flavor, but I'm looking for an OP shallot (with the shallot's great keeping qualities). Since these don't match the description, I'm wondering just what I grew. Baker Creek, any comments? I will save seeds and see what the next generation brings.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? No

Was this review helpful? Yes  No

0 out of 0 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Sasa
Location:
Bruno, MN, United States
Date:
March 28, 2017
          5.0
 
Easy and yummy
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 4.0
 

What are the pros? Tasty, store well, easy

What are the cons? None

Review:

I bought these and forgot about them until mid summer. I figured we would get a warm fall so I started some indoors then put them in my strawberry raised bed a few weeks later. Well fall wasn't as long or warm as I hoped but I still got a nice small harvest. They were long and pretty and the taste was delicious. The small harvest didn't last long! I'm looking forward to a bigger more mature crop this year.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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0 out of 0 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Kale
Location:
Salt Spring Island, BC, Canada
Date:
March 27, 2017
          4.0
 
Nice but wrong shape
Easy to Grow 4.0
EarlyMaturity 3.5
 

What are the pros? Flavour, storage, colour

What are the cons? wrong shape

Review:

Like others writing reviews here, the shallots I grew looked nothing like the zebrune shallot shown above. They were round and squat, like an onion. Every one of them. They do have the pink skin with purpley insides, however, and taste like shallots. While they were not what I was expecting, I enjoyed growing and eating them. I'm growing out the seed this spring to see if the roundy-ness continues in the next generation (wondering if there was a cross, or if my conditions caused the shape change)

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

Was this review helpful? Yes  No

3 out of 3 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Yellowdogkelly
Location:
Webster, MN, United States
Date:
February 13, 2017
          4.0
 
Excellent flavor
Easy to Grow 1.0
EarlyMaturity 2.5
 

What are the pros? Flavor

What are the cons? None

Review:

I've grown these for two years and love their flavor. They give especially good shallot flavor in dishes that are cooked over longer time. We much prefer to cook with them over onions and they store wonderfully. They peel nicely too. All of them I've grown, however are shaped like onions and I can't find any information why. Shapes are pretty uniform, but sizes vary. That's probably my doing. I'll keep growing them, though.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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4 out of 4 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
CSA Farmer
Location:
Assumption, IL, United States
Date:
January 24, 2017
          5.0
 
Love this variety
Easy to Grow 0.0
EarlyMaturity 0.0
 

What are the pros? nice large size, great flavor

What are the cons? none

Review:

I've been growing these for several years with mixed results. The failures were mostly mine as a grower in the first couple years. I grew zebrunes along with a hybrid shallot from an organic seed company.Our zebrunes out performed the hybrid in every way. All shallots were irrigated and fertilized throughout the growing season. My customers couldn't believe how big our zebrune shallots were this fall and absolutely loved them.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

Was this review helpful? Yes  No
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