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Tendersweet Carrot

Rave Reviews for Flavor
  • One of sweetest carrots available
  • Smooth-skinned, fine-grained roots
  • Nearly coreless
  • 9-10 inch roots
  • Retains gorgeous color when cooked
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  • 14335
  • pack of 1,500 seeds
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  • 1/2 oz. pack of seed
  • $5.99
  • 16661
  • 15' seed tape
  • $6.99
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Tendersweet Carrot

Description
How sweet are Tendersweet Carrots? One gardener describes them "like candy for supper." We describe them as the sweetest 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 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.

Seed Counts: 1/2 oz. of carrot seeds contains about 8,000 seeds and sows 100 ft. of row.
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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