Oxheart Carrot

Daucus carota | SKU: 0862
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$3.75 to $14.49
  • Pale orange skin
  • Heart-shaped roots
  • Good for heavy, clay soils
  • Roots grow up to 1 pound
  • 90 days
  • ±21,000 seeds/oz

$3.75 to $14.49

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(aka Guerande) Introduced from France in 1884 by W. Atlee Burpee as well as James J. H. Gregory. Heart-shaped roots grow to over 1 pound very rapidly. Excellent quality, stores well. Good for heavy soils. Very uniform true-to-type strain. 90 days. ±21,000 seeds/oz.

Learn to Grow Oxheart Carrot

Direct Seed: 1/2" Apart

Seed Depth: 1/4"

Rows Apart: 16-24"

Thin: 2-4" Apart

Instructions -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.

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hardy plant


grows very well in SC Zone 8A. I have half in a pot in the shade and half in a raised bed in full sun. Can handle the summer heat and over winters well.