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Caracas Carrot

Ideal for Containers and Clay Soil
Ideal for Containers and Clay Soil
  • SKU: 62346
  • For each offer ordered, get 1 12" x 12" seed mat
This item ships in both Spring & Fall

Caracas Carrot

Want to grow carrots, but don't have the ideal soil? Caracas Carrots can be grown in containers and clay soil. Sometimes called baby carrots, this Chantenay-type grows 2-3 inches long and is quicker to mature than larger carrots. The rich orange carrots are sweetly flavored and coreless—perfect for snacking and salads. Carrot seed can be planted in the spring, about two weeks before the last spring frost date, or planted in the summer, about 10-12 weeks before the first fall frost day. Carrots grow best when planted in full sun. 70 DAYS.
Product Details
  • LightFull Sun
  • Height12 inches
  • Spread6 inches
  • Spacing4 inches
  • Zones3 - 9 annual
  • FoliageGreen foliage.
  • ColorRich orange flesh.
  • Germination10 - 20 days
  • Soil RequirementsLoamy, sandy, well-drained soil.
  • Growth RateMedium growth rarte.
  • Seed CountApproximately 200 seeds per packet.
  • CommentsHarvest Caracas young at 2-3" and serve whole as baby chantenays with excellent, sweet fl avor. Easy to grow where larger carrots would be diffi cult, these carrots mature more quickly and are great for fresh eating!
  • Botanical NameDaucus carota 'Caracas'
  • Depth1/2 inch
  • Days To Maturity70 days
Shipping Schedule

Shipping Schedule

Orders for general merchandise and gift certificates are typically shipped within 5 business days. Most times, orders having items with different shipping schedules are held in full until the entire order is ready to ship based on your grow zone.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country using the shipping timeframes outlined below. We continually monitor weather conditions for extreme hot or cold and adjust shipping schedules as needed. Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items in July and August.

2019 Spring Shipping Schedule
1A-4A 11/2/18 - 6/17/19
4B 11/2/18 - 6/17/19
5A 11/2/18 - 6/17/19
5B 11/2/18 - 6/17/19
6A 11/2/18 - 6/17/19
6B 11/2/18 - 6/17/19
7A 11/2/18 - 6/17/19
7B 11/2/18 - 6/17/19
8A & B 11/2/18 - 6/17/19
9A & B 11/2/18 - 6/17/19
10A & B 11/2/18 - 6/17/19
Last Order Date 6/14/2019

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