CARROT Little Finger
The most popular variety of baby carrots. Tender, sweet miniature carrots are ideal for eating fresh, canning or pickling. 65 days. Mini Nantes type.
Special Directions for Short Season Climates
SOWING: Seed directly into vegetable garden as soon as soil is workable. Cover seeds with 1/8-inch fine soil.
THINNING: When plants are 2-4 inches tall, thin to 1 to 2 inches apart.
SPACING: Rows can be spaced 10-15 inches apart, or much closer if space is limited. In beds space 2-3 inches apart in all directions.
GERMINATION: 2 weeks in temperatures of 60 degrees. Keep soil moderately moist during germination.
Ed's Special Advice
Do not use fresh manure where you plant carrots. Plant in loose soil with good drainage. Plant at 2 or 3 week intervals for continual harvest Planting can continue until mid-July. Harvest when "little finger" size for best flavor.