Shallots and Echalions

Echalions

  • F1 Figaro – Long day echalion variety with a high degree of uniformity and excellent colour.
  • Red Legion – Long day dark red selection from echalions with excellent colouration and flavour.
  • Roderique Echalion – A traditional French seed shallot, extremely versatile with a mild, sweet flavour.

F1 Figaro

Long day echalion variety with a high degree of uniformity and excellent colour. Bulb weight of 90gms
Open-pollinated
Long
30-40mm
Low to medium heat
Mid to late
35 to 60
Excellent
Fresh market and processing

Red Legion

Long day dark red selection from echalions with excellent colouration and flavour. An elongated shape with deep red colouration makes this variety suitable for niche marketing programs. Red Legion has a bulb weight of 130gms.
Open-pollinated
Elongated
30-40mm
Medium heat
Mid season
Medium to excellent
Fresh market

Roderique Echalion

A traditional French seed shallot, extremely versatile with a mild, sweet flavour. It is an intermediate-long day variety, planted in the late season slot and has a bronze to red external colour with some pinking in internal rings.
Echalion
Elongated
30-40mm wide; 100-110mm long
Medium heat
Mid season
5-6 months in ambient conditions. 7 months in cool storage.
Extremely versatile in day length flexibility. Returns per hectare are high due to high plant density.

Shallots

  • F1 Bastion – Long day shallot variety with traditional shaped bulbs and a brown colouration.
  • F1 V50-S700 – Long day shallot variety with a high degree of uniformity and excellent colour.

F1 Bastion

Long day shallot variety with traditional shaped bulbs and a brown colouration.
Hybrid
Round
30-40mm
Medium heat
Mid to late
Excellent
Fresh market

F1 V50-S700

Long day shallot variety with a high degree of uniformity and excellent colour. Bulb weight of 65gms
Hybrid
Semi long
30-40mm
Medium heat
Mid to late
Excellent
Fresh market