A picture of a Shallot 'Hermine White'

Shallot 'Hermine White'

Allium cepa (Aggregatum Group) 'Hermine White'

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Full Sun
Light watering
Frost Hardy

9a

USDA zone

-7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

35cm

Max

15cm

20cm

Min

5cm

6 months to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has a mild fragrance

Shallot 'Hermine White' Overview

Allium cepa 'Hermine White' is a white skinned French shallot that is planted in spring. This easy to grow bulb will develop a clump of 6 to 8 rounded bulbs that can be harvested in late summer.

Common problems with Shallot 'Hermine White'

How to harvest Shallot 'Hermine White'

Harvest once the foliage has begun to turn yellow, gentle lift with a fork under the clump and leave to dry on the surface of the soil for a couple of days before transferring to bright dry under spot to continue drying.

How to propagate Shallot 'Hermine White'

Bulbs

Plant bulbs in spring with the tip of the bulb showing. Plant in rows 30cm (12") apart with 18cm (7") between each bulb.

Special features of Shallot 'Hermine White'

Attractive flowers

Crop rotation