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Organic Carrot Seeds, Imperator

Daucus carota subsp. Sativus
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Imperator carrots have straight, smooth roots. The long roots average about 25 cm (10”) long when fully mature with firm flesh and excellent flavor. Perfect for fresh salads or as a cooked vegetable.

  • SKU: 139863
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Days to germination
Days to
Germination:
10 to 14 days
Days to maturity
Days to
Maturity:
65 to 80 days
Key Features Chevron Down Chevron Forward
  • Plant Type: Vegetable
  • Botanical Name: Daucus carota subsp. Sativus
  • Seed Type: Open pollinated
  • Flavor: Sweet and crunchy
  • Product Weight: 1 grams / approximately 650-750 seeds
  • 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.
  • How To Grow
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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.
  • Planting Depth: 6 mm (1/4")
  • Plant Spacing: 5 cm (2")
  • Row Spacing: 30 cm (12")
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  • Onion, leek and herbs such as rosemary and sage act as a repellent to the carrot fly.

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