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Heirloom Danvers Carrot Seeds

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Quick Overview

HEIRLOOM: An old New England type, the "Half Carrot," developed in Danvers, MA. Only 7" long, good in any soil.
 
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SKU 1CARROTG
Common Name Carrot
Botanical Name Daucus
Light Requirements Full Sun
How to Grow Direct Sow
Planting Depth 1/4 inch
Planting Time Cool Season
Seed Spacing 1/2 inch
Row Spacing 12-15 inches
Space After Thinning 1-2 inches
Days to Germination 12-18
Days to Harvest 60-80
Ways to Grow Small Gardens
In the Kitchen Freezing, Roasting, Salads, Steaming
Is It Heirloom? Yes
Ships As Seed
Prohibited In N/A
Ships to Canada Yes
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Description
The famous Danvers "Half Carrot" is thick and short, making it adaptable even to soils that are not perfect for longer carrots. But with the Danvers, you give up nothing in flavor or nutrition.

When and Where to Plant: Select a sunny location with light porous soil. Cultivate deeply and plant in early spring as soon as soil can be worked, repeating every 2-3 weeks until mid-summer. Fall planting recommended in mild winter areas. Sow seed sparingly, firming soil over row.
Care: Keep soil moist, weed free and apply vegetable food every 4 weeks.
Harvesting: Begin pulling when finger size.

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good seeds

By Trees for peace

from Silver City, New Mexico

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        Comments about Heirloom Danvers Carrot Seeds:

        I started some early and have carrots now. I started some more when monsoons started and they will be ready in the fall. They taste great.

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