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Tendersweet Carrot
Tendersweet Carrot
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  • Heirloom. Open Pollinated. 75 days. 
  • Improved Imperator type. Tendersweet carrots have 7 - 9 inch long cylindrical roots with semi blunt ends and narrow shoulders. 
  • They are sweet, crisp, free of fiber and deep orange-red in color. Coreless. 
  • Excellent for carrot sticks.
 Planting DirectionsDirect sow in early spring to midsummer when soil temperature is between  45˚ to 85˚. Plant seeds 1/4” deep as sparingly as possible spacing rows 6-8” apart. Thin to at least 2” between plants. Prepare the soil in spring by working in a generous amount of well rotted compost. If compost is not available, plant in loose, rich soil that has been amended with a general garden fertilizer. Rake and smooth the soil  surface before planting. Carrots grow best when soil temperature are 60˚ to   70˚. Add a layer of mulch around the plants to help keep soil cool. For highest yields sow carrots in a bed and thin 2-3” apart. 
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