Thumbelina Carrots pk/100

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SKU CT25-100
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60 days. Daucus carota. Open Pollinated. Plant produces good yields of small 1 to 2" round orange carrots. Their pumpkin colored orange skin is tender and requires no peeling. Chefs use this variety in gourmet dishes. These baby size carrots are excellent in stews. Very flavorful and retains its orange color when cooked. Stores well. This is a very popular carrot that can be grown in containers. Grows well in in clay soil. Excellent choice for home gardens and market growers.

Lot No: 113157

Germination: 85%

Test Date: 01/19

Seeds Per Pound: 320,000

Plant Height: Roots, 8” to 22” Tall Tops

Planting Season: Spring

Sunlight Requirement: Full Sun

Planting Method: Direct Sow



Carrots
Daucus carota

 
Seed DepthSoil Temp. for GerminationDays to GerminationSunlight RequirementsPlanting Time
1/4" N/A 12 to 18 days Partial Shade / Full Sun Spring/Fall
USDA Hardiness ZoneSeed SpacingRow SpacingSpace After ThinningDays to Harvest
N/A ½" 12" 1 - 2"60 - 85 days
Carrot Seed Planting Information:

Carrots prefer cool, wet weather to grow in. Plant seeds directly in the garden where soil is finely tilled. Wet the soil before planting. Planting should take place 25 days before last frost, or in late summer and autumn for winter and spring crops. You can have several succession plantings up until midsummer when it is too hot for growing carrots. Plants grow 12" tall.

Soil Requirements:

Requires loose fertile sandy soil in a well drained location in the garden. Apply much and grass clippings, or straw around base of plant.

Water Requirements:

Keep soil moist to ensure germination. Water well during dry and hot spells.

Fertilizer Requirements:

Use RootBlast, Vegetable Alive, and Slow Release Fertilizer when transplanting outdoors. Periodically apply Miracle Gro.

Harvest Tips:

Pull carrots when they are mature and full color. You can leave carrots in ground over winter by cutting off the green tops and covering with mulch.


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