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Carrot - Parisienne - Daucus carota
Biennial Heirloom. Round, small, and bursting with sweetness. Eat these adorable French heirlooms raw or give them a quick steam. Easy to grow even in compacted soil since they don’t have to put down deep roots. Try these if you previously had bad luck with carrots.
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. Parisienne is forgiving of compacted soil. 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 paper towels and store in cool, moist conditions. Also good for canning or freezing.
Did You Know? These round carrots are popular in France.
Soil Temperature: 45-85°F
Planting Depth: 1/4"-1/2"
Germination: 6-20 Days
Height At Maturity: 6"-10"
Days to Maturity: 50-68 Days
Spacing After Thinning: 2"-3"
Approx Seeds per ounce: 28,350 Seeds
Peaceful Valley Farm & Garden Supply brand vegetable seeds from packs 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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