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Danvers Half Long Carrot

CARROT Danvers Half-long

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Popular variety for shallow soils. Ideal vegetable for eating fresh or cooked. Nice to use in salads, soups, stews or as a garnish. Ideal variety for over-wintering. 75 days till maturity.

Special Directions For Short Season Climates

SOWING: Seed directly into vegetable garden from as soon as soil is workable. Cover seeds with 1/8 inch soil.

THINNING: When plants are 2-4 inches tall, thin to 2 to 3 inches apart.

SPACING: Rows can be spaced 15-18 inches apart, or much closer if limited for space. In beds space 2-4 inches apart in all directions.

GERMINATION: Two weeks in temperatures of 60 degrees. Keep soil moderately moist during germination.

Ed's Special Advice

Plant at 2 or 3 week intervals for continual harvest. Planting can continue until July. Carrots grow best in a sunny location with rich, light soil and regular thorough watering. For best results fertilize and cultivate soil to a depth of 6 to 8 inches prior to planting.

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