French heirloom from the late 1800s.
Wide 5 ½" deep-orange, shorter roots cope well with problem soils.
Yields heavily, keeps well, good eating, freezing, all-purpose. Dependable.
BOTANICAL NAME: Daucus carota
Sow seed 3" apart or broadcast carefully in deep, well prepared bed for long, well shaped roots. Avoid fresh or green manure or excess nitrogen which causes hairy, forked roots. Cover the seed lightly with soil. Do not allow the soil to dry out or crust; it helps to put shadecloth or burlap over the bed, checking daily until seedlings come up and then remove the covering. Germination can be slow; presoaking in warm water can help. This variety is quick growing and can be sown in early summer.
GROW BIOINTENSIVE® CULTURAL INFORMATION: ALL /Matures 9-11/Harvest 3-6 /Yield 100-400/ Spacing 3" or broadcast carefully
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION : Easy to grow