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Carrot Gigante Flakkee

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Gigante Flakkee is an extremely popular Italian carrot variety. These conical carrots do well in heavy soil. This garden favorite produces a crisp and excellent tasting root.

Product Weight: 1.75 grams

Plant Type: Vegetable

Flavor: Excellent crisp and tender flavor

Days to Harvest: 55 to 70 days

Days to Seed Germination: 10 to 14 days

Seed Planting Depth: 6 mm (1/4")

Row Spacing: 30 cm (12")

Plant Spacing: 5 cm (2")

Planting Instructions: Sow in early spring in well cultivated soil. Uniform moisture is critical. Seedlings should be thinned to approximately 5 cm (2”) apart for optimal root formation. Sowings of carrot seed can be repeated every 2 weeks until mid-summer.

How To Grow: Carrot Gigante Flakkee

Suggestions: Too much water can cause carrots to crack. They should be kept weeded (a clean mulch can reduce this job). Also, lightly place soil over exposed roots to prevent cracking.

Preparation Ideas: Clean, peel and slice carrots. Bring 3 cm (1") of salted water to boil in a saucepan. Add the carrot slices. Return to boil, then reduce the heat and cover the pan. Cook until just tender, but not soft. This will take about 10-15 minutes. Drain and eat hot. For extra flavor add salt, pepper and butter.