120 days. A traditional globe-shaped shallot, but with a slightly higher shoulder like a French Shallot, and rust-colored skin. Bulbs measure 1 1/2-2 inches across and have an ivory-white flesh. Once harvested, they’ll store up to 1 year. The delicate flavor of Ambition will be a welcome addition to your kitchen repertoire. Adapted to 40-60° latitude.
Care: Plant 6-8″ apart, 1-2″ deep. Harvest when all but 3-4 leaves turn dry and brown (usually July). Hang to dry in cool, shady, ventilated area for 2 weeks, then store in a cool dark location.
Late-season vegetables adapted to tolerate both the heat of late summer and the cool nights of fall. Harvest in late summer or fall. See our Fall & Winter Vegetable Guide for specific planting/harvest times & freeze-out temperatures.