Banana shallot varieties
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Banana shallots are the long bulb varieties of shallots or onions - it is more of a cooks term than a gardening one!
You might want to try: 'Longor' (a true shallot), available from The Organic Gardening Catalogue or call 0845 1301304.
Longor is a traditional French shallot with a lovely mild flavour, with copper coloured, elongated bulbs & pink flesh.