The french shallot sedds varieties

Characteristics of shallot seeds varieties sold as certified plants and registered in the Official French Catalogue

There are 3 types of shallot varieties:
Long pink shallot (Jersey type)
Short pink shallot (Jersey type)
Grey shallot

You can check individual characteristics for each variety and select the variety that is best suited to your needs.

Long pink shallot (Jersey type)

BRUNEOR   Breeder INRA

  • Pink shallot Jersey type
  • obtained by OYDV-free cross-breeding
  • Dark-copper coloured skin
  • Purplish-pink flesh
  • Spring planting
  • Mid-early
  • High dry matter content
  • Very good yield
  • Very good storage qualities

VARIETY PROPAGATED BY : FLEURON D’ANJOU SCA

ELISOR   Breeder INRA

  • Pink shallot Jersey type
  • OYVD virus-free regenerated variety
  • Copper coloured skin
  • Purplish-white flesh
  • Spring planting
  • Mid-early
  • Very good yield
  • Very good storage qualities

VARIETY PROPAGATED BY : ASCOET PLANTS SARL

JERMOR   Breeder Agri Obtentions SA

  • Pink shallot Jersey type
  • OYVD virus-free regenerated variety
  • Copper coloured skin
  • Pinkish-white flesh
  • Spring planting, but can be planted in the autumn in certain regions
  • Early
  • Good yield
  • Good storage qualities

VARIETY PROPAGATED BY : BASMAISON SA, FLEURON D’ANJOU SCA, GIE UNISEM DROM, ORGANISATION BRETONNE DE SELECTION, ROUGIER NOEL ETS, ASCOET PLANTS SARL

LONGOR   Breeder Agri Obtentions SA

  • Pink shallot Jersey type
  • Obtained by OYDV-free cross-breeding
  • Copper coloured skin
  • Purplish-pink flesh
  • Spring planting, but can be planted in the autumn in certain regions
  • Mid-late
  • Very good yield
  • Good storage qualities

VARIETY PROPAGATED BY : ASCOET PLANTS SARL, FLEURON D’ANJOU SCA, ROUGIER NOEL ETS, ORGANISATION BRETONNE DE SELECTION

PESANDOR   Breeder INRA

  • Pink shallot Jersey type
  • Obtained by OYDV-free cross-breeding
  • Copper-pink coloured skin
  • Purplish flesh
  • Spring planting, but can be planted in the autumn in certain regions
  • Mid-late
  • Good yield
  • Good storage qualities

VARIETY PROPAGATED BY : GIE UNISEM DROM, ORGANISATION BRETONNE DE SELECTION

VIGARMOR   Breeder INRA

  • Pink shallot Jersey type
  • obtained by OYDV-free cross-breeding
  • Copper-pink skin
  • Pinkish flesh
  • Spring planting
  • Mid-late
  • High dry matter content
  • Very good yield
  • Very good storage qualities

VARIETY PROPAGATED BY : ASCOET PLANTS SARL, FLEURON D’ANJOU SCA, ORGANISATION BRETONNE DE SELECTION

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Short pink shallot (Jersey type)

ARVRO   Breeder OBS

  • Pink shallot Jersey type
  • OYVD virus-free regenerated variety
  • Redish-brown coloured skin
  • Pinkish-white flesh
  • Spring planting
  • Early
  • Good yield
  • Very good storage qualities

VARIETY PROPAGATED BY : ORGANISATION BRETONNE DE SELECTION

HERMINE   Breeder OBS

  • Short shallot type
  • White shallot
  • White flesh
  • Spring planting
  • Upright and vigorous foliage
  • Very good root system
  • High multiplication rate

VARIETY PROPAGATED BY : ORGANISATION BRETONNE DE SELECTION

MELKIOR   Breeder INRA

  • Pink shallot Jersey type
  • Variety obtained by OYDV-free cross-breedin
  • Dark copper coloured skin
  • Purplish flesh
  • Spring planting
  • Late
  • Very high dry matter content
  • Good yield
  • Good storage qualities
  • Resistant to botrytis squamosa and Late blight diseases

VARIETY PROPAGATED BY : ASCOET PLANTS SARL, FLEURON D’ANJOU SCA

MIKOR   Breeder Agri Obtentions SA

  • Pink shallot Jersey type
  • OYVD virus-free regenerated variety
  • Pinkish-copper coloured skin
  • Pinkish-white flesh
  • Spring planting
  • Late
  • Very good yield
  • Very good storage qualities

VARIETY PROPAGATED BY : BASMAISON SA, FLEURON D’ANJOU SCA, ORGANISATION BRETONNE DE SELECTION, ROUGIER NOEL ETS, ASCOET PLANTS SARL

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Round pink shallot (Jersey type)

MELOINE   Breeder OBS

  • Round shallot type
  • High resistance to late blight diseases
  • Pinkish coloured skin
  • Pinkish-white flesh
  • Spring planting
  • Very early
  • Fort taux de multiplication
  • Very good storage qualities

VARIETY PROPAGATED BY : ORGANISATION BRETONNE DE SELECTION

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Grey shallot

GRISELLE   Breeder Agri Obtentions SA

  • Origin grey shallot
  • OYDV-free
  • Grey skin
  • Purplish-white flesh
  • Very high dry matter content
  • Can be stored for up to 6/7 months

VARIETY PROPAGATED BY : GIE UNISEM DROM, SEMPLUS SARL

GRISOR   Breeder INRA

  • Origin cross breeding between Griselle and pink shallot
  • OYDV virus-free regenerated plant
  • Copper grey skin
  • Purplish flesh
  • Early
  • Good yield
  • Can be stored up to 7/8 months

VARIETY PROPAGATED BY : GIE UNISEM DROM, ORGANISATION BRETONNE DE SELECTION

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