Seed Savers Exchange Carrot, Danvers

Seed Savers Exchange Carrot, Danvers

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Seed Savers Exchange Carrot, Danvers
Daucus carota

  • Good for clay, heavy soils
  • Stores well
  • Roots grow to 8 inches
  • Nearly coreless, sweet, and tender
  • Packet of 250 Seeds

 

This carrot was developed in the late 1800s in the town for which is it named: Danvers, Massachusetts. A leading variety for home and market gardeners alike, this variety stores well and produces high yields even in clay and heavy soils. Its bright-orange flesh is nearly coreless, sweet, and tender. The uniform roots grow up to 8" long. 65-87 days.

 

Learn To Grow It

This crop can be direct seeded into warm soil after the last spring frost. If you sow a section or row every two or three weeks, you can get a continuous crop.

These seeds can be broadcast evenly in sections of the garden or planted in rows and thinned to 2-3 inches apart. Plant your seeds 1/8-1/4 in. deep.
 

Keep the soil around these plants moist until the seed has germinated and weed free throughout the growing season. Mulching the soil around the plants will help keep the roots cool.

Mulching the soil around this crop can help protect the plant and keep roots cool and moist. In frost-free zones, this crop can be grow throughout the fall and winter.

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