(Daucus carota) (aka Early Coreless) Dates to the 1850s; original
seed developed by Vilmorin in France. Cylindrical
roots are 7" long with blunt tips. Fine-grained
bright red-orange flesh is nearly coreless. Great
flavor, sweet and brittle. Good when used as baby
carrots. Excellent for freezing and juicing. Widely
adapted, stores well. 65-75 days.
Green Thumb Tip Sow seeds outdoors 3-4 weeks before last spring
frost or as soon as soil can be worked. Tamp
soil firmly; keep bed moist until emergence.
Germination is slow and uneven, so be patient.
Using spun polyester row covers may improve
germination rates. ± 21,000 seeds/oz
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