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Organic Carrot, Little Finger

Gourmet Baby Carrot Good for Compact Soil

Brand: Peaceful Valley    Item Number: SNV8026

Certified Organic

$1.99

Backordered. Available: 02/26/2016

$1.99

Backordered. Available: 02/26/2016

Description

Carrot - Little Finger - Daucus carota var. sativus

Biennial Little Finger is a gourmet baby carrot with 3" long, cylindrical, blunt roots. It has a very small core, smooth skin, and a deep-orange color. The tops are weak; harvest carefully and early. This baby carrot was developed in France for canning and pickling whole.

Did You Know? Carrots are extremely high in vitamin A. They're also a good source of vitamin C and potassium.

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.

Planting & Growing: Seed directly into 75°F soil for quick germination. 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: Loosen soil to pull carrots without breaking off tops. Trim off foliage to extend storage time. Layer roots in a container with damp medium and store in cool, moist conditions. Also good for canning or freezing.

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
Sun/Shade: Full Sun
Spacing After Thinning: 2"-3"
Approx Seeds per Pack: 500 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.
Buy with confidence and plant the best!

Features

  • Open-Pollinated

Characteristics

Brand Peaceful Valley Seed Unit Sizes Seed Pack
Organic Status Certified Organic Life Cycle Biennial
Planting Time Spring, Fall Approximate Harvest Time Late Summer, Late Fall, Early Winter
Ideal Soil Temperature 45-85°F Sun Requirements Full Sun
Growth Habit Herbaceous Starting Location Direct Sow
Plant Family Umbelliferae (Parsley) Soil pH 6.1 - 7.0
Brand Peaceful Valley
Seed Unit Sizes Seed Pack
Organic Status Certified Organic
Life Cycle Biennial
Planting Time Spring, Fall
Approximate Harvest Time Late Summer, Late Fall, Early Winter
Ideal Soil Temperature 45-85°F
Sun Requirements Full Sun
Growth Habit Herbaceous
Starting Location Direct Sow
Plant Family Umbelliferae (Parsley)
Soil pH 6.1 - 7.0

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.

Planting & Growing: Seed directly into 75°F soil for quick germination. 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: Loosen soil to pull carrots without breaking off tops. Trim off foliage to extend storage time. Layer roots in a container with damp medium and store in cool, moist conditions. Also good for canning or freezing.

Videos & Articles

Videos

Articles

August 11, 2015 - Meredith Cherry
The cooler temperatures of autumn are on the way, and with it the end of the summer harvest.  But that doesn’t mean your garden needs to be done for the year!  Now is the time to prepare for… read more »
August 29, 2014 - Suzanne at Peaceful Valley
In the recent video, Growing Carrots, Tricia guides us through the step-by-step process of planting, growing and harvesting carrots. So now let’s delve a little deeper into the carrot from its history,… read more »
February 21, 2014 - Stephanie Brown
It’s dark and cold outside. You’re either looking across a dormant garden or out at a concrete jungle. You day dream about what you’d grow if you had a bit of earth; healthy, nutritious… read more »

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Shipping Information

Shipping Weight: 0.01 lbs. Dimensions: 4.5"L x 3.25"W x 0.1"H

Guarantee

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).

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