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Organic Carrot, Solar Yellow - SNV8383

Organic Carrot, Solar Yellow Organic Carrot, Solar Yellow
Growing Carrots

Growing Carrots

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Buttery-Yellow Roots are Sweet and Crisp

Carrot - Solar Yellow - Daucus carota var. sativus

Biennial Heirloom. Solar Yellow Carrot's roots grow to 7" in a classic Danvers shape, that is broad throughout and tapering to a small point. The buttery-yellow roots are sweet and crisp. These carrots get their yellow color from the pigment xanthophyll which supports eye health.

Did You Know? Purple and yellow are the original colors of the domestic carrot. Red, white, and orange carrots were developed later.

Soil and Water: Grow in light, deeply tilled soils with plenty of added organic matter. Add some sand to promote straight growth. Carrots like good drainage and a pH range of 6.0-6.6 with regular water. Keep seeds moist during germination. Apply a mulch layer once established to keep roots cool. Thin the carrots to 3" apart.

Planting and Growing: Direct seed 2 weeks before the last frost in 3 week successions. Carrots can be grown almost all year except in climates with extreme heat or freezing temperatures. Mix the small seeds with dry coffee grounds or sand to improve seed distribution.

Harvesting and Storage: Trim off the foliage to extend storage time, but do not wash the carrots. Layer roots in a container with damp medium and store in cool, humid conditions or store carrots in the ground over winter under a layer of straw.

Soil Temperature: 45-85°F
Planting Depth: 1/8"-1/4"
Germination: 10-21 Days
Height At Maturity: 12"
Days to Maturity: 60-70 Days
Sun/Shade: Partial Sun
Spacing After Thinning: 3"
Approx Seeds per Pack: 500 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.
Buy with confidence and plant the best!

  • Item Model Number: SNV8383
  • Shipping Dimensions: 4.5 x 3.25 x 0.1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.01 pounds

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