Alliums, Storage

Garlic, onions, and shallots can be stored 

examples

quick facts

Dark, Cool Spot with Air Circulation, Root Cellar

where to store

dry (under 60% humidity).

Humidity

40° to 50°F (4.5° to 10°C)

temperature

Special notes

Garlic, onions, and shallots can be stored 

washing/Pre-storage

  • Before storing, dry them for about two weeks in an airy location before braiding or hanging them in mesh bags

  • They can also be stored in shallow boxes or baskets no more than two layers deep.

Storage PRocess

Storage life

can be a few weeks to months.

Post Storage

Name
Shelf Life
Storage Notes
Leeks
Onions, Bulbing