Oxheart Carrot, 1884 Heirloom

$3.25 $3.75 -14% OFF

Oxheart Carrot, 1884 Heirloom

$3.25 $3.75 -14% OFF
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The Seed Savers Exchange - (aka Guerande) Introduced from France in 1884 by W. Atlee Burpee as well as James J. H. Gregory. Heart-shaped roots grow to over 1 pound very rapidly. Excellent quality stores well. Good for heavy soils. Very uniform true-to-type strain. 90 days. ±21,000 seeds/oz.

  • Pale orange skin
  • Heart-shaped roots
  • Good for heavy, clay soils
  • Roots grow up to 1 pound
  • 90 days
  • 250 Seeds per packet

Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors 3-4 weeks before last spring frost or as soon as soil can be worked. Tamp the soil firmly; keep bed moist until emergence. Germination is slow and uneven, so be patient. Using spun polyester row covers may improve germination rates.

Direct seed 1/2" apart

Plant 1/4" deep 

Rows apart 16-24"

Thin 2-4" apart

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