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Olympus Hybrid Carrot

Resists bolting.

Resistant to bolting or cracking, even in clay soils. This new hybrid has high yields with outstanding, crisp texture and non-bitter, rich flavor. Resistance to bolting makes Olympus a good choice for Southern spring sowings. 67 DAYS. Seed Counts: 1/2 oz. of carrot seeds contains about 8,000 seeds and sows a 100-ft. row.
  • Zone 4 - 10 Annual
  • Height 15 - 17 inches.
  • Germination 7 - 21 days.
  • Shade Required Full sun

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  • Botanical Name: Daucus carota 'Olympus' Hybrid
  • Height: 15 - 17 inches.
  • Spacing: 1 inch.
  • Depth: 1/2 inch.
  • Spread: 3 - 4 inches.
  • Sun/Shade: Full sun
  • Yield: High yields
  • Foliage: Medium green foliage.
  • Fruit: Imperator/cello-type carrot (classic long tapered carrot shape, like the carrots you typically see at the grocers) with rich orange color throughout, crisp texture and sweet flavor. 7-10" long.
  • Days To Maturity: 67 days.
  • Form: Annual, Upright foliage with underground root.
  • Soil Requirements: Plentiful moisture and soil that is deep, loose, free of stones, and high in organic matter. Prefers pH of 6.0 to 6.8.
  • Growth Rate: Moderate growth rate.
  • Seed Count: Approximately 500 seeds per packet.
  • Comments: The best tasting & best performing carrot of our 2014 carrot trials. Impressive long roots with resistance to bolting & cracking, even in our clay soil. Excellent sweet, rich flavor and unbeatable crisp/crunchy texture. Widely adapted to many growing areas (simply means it will grow in many parts of the country versus being suited only to one particular growing condition).

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