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Caracas Carrot

Ideal for Containers and Clay Soil

Want to grow carrots, but don't have the ideal soil? Caracas Carrots can be grown in containers and clay soil. Sometimes called baby carrots, this Chantenay-type grows 2-3 inches long and is quicker to mature than larger carrots. The rich orange carrots are sweetly flavored and coreless—perfect for snacking and salads. Carrot seed can be planted in the spring, about two weeks before the last spring frost date, or planted in the summer, about 10-12 weeks before the first fall frost day. Carrots grow best when planted in full sun. 70 DAYS.

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  • Botanical Name: Daucus carota 'Caracas'
  • Height: 12 inches
  • Spacing: 4 inches
  • Depth: 1/2 inch
  • Spread: 6 inches
  • Light Required: Full Sun
  • Color: Rich orange flesh.
  • Foliage: Green foliage.
  • Days To Maturity: 70 days
  • Zone: 3 - 9 annual
  • Germination: 10 - 20 days
  • Soil Requirements: Loamy, sandy, well-drained soil.
  • Growth Rate: Medium growth rarte.
  • Seed Count: Approximately 200 seeds per packet.
  • Comments: Harvest Caracas young at 2-3" and serve whole as baby chantenays with excellent, sweet fl avor. Easy to grow where larger carrots would be diffi cult, these carrots mature more quickly and are great for fresh eating!

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