Carrot, St Valery

Daucus carota
$1.80 to $55.00
SKU: 0360
  • Red-orange skin
  • Sweet flavor and fine texture
  • Roots grow up to 12 inches
  • Excellent for storage
  • 80-90 days
  • ±20,000 seeds/oz

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(aka James Scarlet) Mentioned by the historic French seed company Vilmorin-Andrieux in 1885as having been grown for a “long time.” James Vick & Sons Co. of Rochester, New York reported in 1924 that St. Valery was “The best and most handsome main crop carrot. . . Enormously productive.” Fine-grained red-orange roots grow up to 12" long. Deliciously sweet, excellent for storage. 80-90 days. ±20,000 seeds/oz.

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.