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Organic Carrot, Dragon
(1 oz)

Brand: Peaceful Valley    Item Number: SNV5551

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Description

Carrot - Dragon - Daucus carota

Biennial Purple outside, orange inside. This is how to get kids to eat their carrots. Dragon has the Danvers carrot broad shoulders and rich, spicy-sweet flavor. It stays colorful when cooked. This beautiful carrot was bred by John Navazio who refined it from a USDA selection.

Did You Know? Most carrots were originally purple or yellow and the orange color was a mutation.

Soil & Water: Carrots prefer light, deeply tilled soils with plenty of added organic matter, good drainage, a pH range of 6.0-6.6, and regular water. Apply a mulch layer once established to keep roots cool. Carrots develop best at a soil temperature of 60-70°F.

Planting & Growing: Seed directly 2-3 weeks before the last frost. Carrots germinate quickly at a soil temperatures of 75°F, but will germinate in soils as cold as 45°F just more slowly. Mix the small seeds with dry coffee grounds or sand to improve seed distribution. Over planting requires thinning to provide sufficient growing room.

Harvesting & Storage: If necessary, loosen soil to pull carrots without breaking off tops. Trim off foliage to extend storage time. Layer roots in a container with damp paper towels and store in cool, moist conditions. Also good for canning or freezing.

Soil Temperature: 45-85°F
Planting Depth: 1/4"-1/2"
Germination: 4-20 Days
Height At Maturity: 7"-8"
Days to Maturity: 85-90 Days
Sun/Shade:
Spacing After Thinning: 2"-3"
Approx Seeds per Ounce: 26,745 Seeds

Peaceful Valley Farm & Garden Supply brand vegetable seeds are guaranteed to germinate. Once the seeds have sprouted, please understand that Peaceful Valley cannot be held responsible for the many uncontrollable growing and climatic conditions that must be met to insure the success of your crop(s). Peaceful Valley brand vegetable seeds are all non-GMO and Certified Organic.
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Features

  • Open-Pollinated

Characteristics

Seed Unit Sizes 1 oz Organic Status Certified Organic Product
Life Cycle Biennial Planting Time Spring, Fall
Approximate Harvest Time Early Summer, Late Fall, Early Winter Ideal Soil Temperature 45-85°F
Days to Maturity 60 - 90 Days Sun Requirements Full Sun/Part Sun
Growth Habit Herbaceous Starting Location Direct Sow
Plant Family Umbelliferae (Parsley) Soil pH 6.1 - 6.5
Seed Unit Sizes 1 oz
Organic Status Certified Organic Product
Life Cycle Biennial
Planting Time Spring, Fall
Approximate Harvest Time Early Summer, Late Fall, Early Winter
Ideal Soil Temperature 45-85°F
Days to Maturity 60 - 90 Days
Sun Requirements Full Sun/Part Sun
Growth Habit Herbaceous
Starting Location Direct Sow
Plant Family Umbelliferae (Parsley)
Soil pH 6.1 - 6.5

Planting & Care

Soil & Water: Carrots prefer light, deeply tilled soils with plenty of added organic matter, good drainage, a pH range of 6.0-6.6, and regular water. Apply a mulch layer once established to keep roots cool. Carrots develop best at a soil temperature of 60-70°F.

Planting & Growing: Seed directly 2-3 weeks before the last frost. Carrots germinate quickly at a soil temperatures of 75°F, but will germinate in soils as cold as 45°F just more slowly. Mix the small seeds with dry coffee grounds or sand to improve seed distribution. Over planting requires thinning to provide sufficient growing room.

Harvesting & Storage: If necessary, loosen soil to pull carrots without breaking off tops. Trim off foliage to extend storage time. Layer roots in a container with damp paper towels and store in cool, moist conditions. Also good for canning or freezing.

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Shipping Information

Shipping Weight: 0.10 lbs. Dimensions: 8"L x 4"W x 2"H

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