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Tendersweet Carrots

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  • Our most popular carrot
  • Smooth-skinned, nearly coreless roots
  • Grow 9-10 inches long
  • Sweet flavor & fine-grained, crisp texture
  • Retains color during cooking and freezing
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  • 14335
  • pkt of approx. 1,500 seeds
  • $2.99
  • 16661
  • 15' seed tape
  • $6.99

Tendersweet Carrots

Description
How sweet are Tendersweet Carrots? One gardener describes them "like candy for supper." We describe them as the sweetest carrots on the market and oh-so-crisp. The uniform, deep orange-red roots are smooth skinned, fine grained and nearly coreless--and they grow 9-10 inches long, and often longer. The gorgeous color stays true on these carrots during cooking and freezing. Year after year, this Gurney's Choice variety receives rave reviews from gardeners for their sweetness and flavor. Did you know that carrots grow best when planted in light, fertile, deep, well-drained, sandy loam soil? Many gardeners sow radishes with carrots to mark rows and conserve space. 75 DAYS.
Product Details
  • FormAnnual.
  • LightFull sun.
  • Height16 - 20 inches.
  • Spread10 - 12 inches.
  • Spacing2 - 3 inches between plants and 12 - 14 inches between rows.
  • Zones3 - 9 annual.
  • FoliageGreen foliage.
  • FruitUniform, deep orange-red flesh. Smooth skinned, fine-grained roots and nearly coreless. Tapers to a point.
  • Germination10 - 15 days.
  • Soil RequirementsLight, fertile, deep, well-drained, sandy loam soil; pH 5.5-6.8.
  • Growth RateMedium growth rate.
  • Seed CountApproximately 1500 seeds per packet, 1/2 oz. is approximately 8,000 seeds, 2 oz. is approximately 32,000 seeds. Seed tape is 15 feet long and has approximately 415 seeds.
  • CommentsColor stays during cooking and freezing. Sugar-sweet and crisp. Leaf stems are purple tinged. Considered tops for taste.
  • Yield100 pounds per 100 foot row.
  • Botanical NameDaucus carota ssp. Sativus 'Tendersweet'; Family: Umbelliferae/Apiaceae (Carrot Family).
  • Size9 - 10 inches.
  • Depth1/4 - 1/2 inch.
  • Days To Maturity75 days.

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