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Shallot 'Frog's Leg'

Allium cepa var. aggregatum

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'Frog's Leg' is a Shallot variety in the Allium genus with a scientific name of Allium cepa var. aggregatum. This variety is a Vegetable that typically grows as an Perennial, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of three years or more. Frog's Leg is known for growing to a height of approximately 45.0 cm (1.46 feet).

Frog's Leg Shallot is normally quite a low maintenance plant and is normally very easy to grow - great for beginner gardeners!

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Frog's Leg have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Frog's Leg

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Frog's Leg is thought of as very hardy, so this plant will tend to go dormant over the long winter months. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Frog's Leg are Zone 3 and Zone 10. Ideally plant in loamy soil and try to keep the ph of your soil between the range of 6.0 and 7.0 as Frog's Leg likes to be in weakly acidic soil to neutral soil.

Growing Frog's Leg from seed

Aim to sow 0.98 inches (2.5 cm) deep and try to ensure a gap of at least 1.95 inches (5.0 cm). Soil temperature should be kept higher than 13°C / 55°F to ensure good germination.

By our calculations, you should look at sowing Frog's Leg about 28 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Frog's Leg

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Frog's Leg is a very hardy plant.

Harvesting Frog's Leg