Carrot Danvers 126 Organic HEIRLOOM Seeds

Carrot Danvers 126 Organic HEIRLOOM Seeds

Daucus carota

Item #3016

65 days. The Danvers carrot was developed during the late nineteenth century in Massachusetts; it worked wonderfully interplanted with onions and grew particularly well in the heavy soils because of its higher fiber content than Nantes type carrots. Wonderful flavor. Very resistant to cracks and splits; strong tops make harvesting easy.

This packet sows eight 10-foot rows.

Days to Emerge:
10-25 days

Seed Depth:
1/4"

Seed Spacing:
1"

Row Spacing:
6"

Thinning:
When 1" tall,
thin to 1
every 3"


When to sow outside: RECOMMENDED. 2 to 4 weeks before average last frost. Successive sowings every 3 weeks until 60 days before fi rst fall frost. In climates with lows above 25°F, grow all winter.

When to start inside: Not recommended

Harvesting: Do not allow carrots to get larger than normal size (6"-7" long); flavor best after bright orange color develops. Peak harvest period lasts for 3 weeks. Late summer planted carrots are very sweet if harvested after first couple of light fall frosts, but before heavy frost. In climates where temperatures don’t fall below 20°F, with protection, carrots can be left in ground for storage and harvested as needed.

Artist: Tracy Wager



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