Botanical Name: Allium ascalonicum; Family: Liliaceae (Lily Family) 'Avro' (red shallot)
Height: 18 - 24 inches.
Spacing: 6 - 8 inches apart in rows 8 inches apart.
Depth: Plant bulbs in a 1 inch trench with the pointed end up. Cover them with soil and tamp with the back of a hoe.
Spread: 4 - 6 inches.
Sun/Shade: Full sun.
Foliage: Green onion-like foliage.
Fruit: The shallots have a hint of purple color.
Days To Maturity: Needs approximately 4 months to reach maturity.
Form: Annual. Shallot.
Soil Requirements: Sandy soil not too rich, not too heavy; very adaptable.
Growth Rate: Needs approximately 4 months to mature.
Seed Count: 1 pint is approximately 10-15 bulbs.
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