Carrots are one of the most space-efficient vegetables to grow, are highly nutritious, store well, and are delicious. They can be challenging to grow for one main reason – the seeds are slow to germinate. However, once the seedlings have emerged, carrots are not very fussy if their minimal needs are met.

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Danvers 126 Carrot
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Danvers 126 (Daucus carota) is a dependable no-frills heirloom carrot perfect for production on small farms. It's sweet and crisp for fresh eating and creamy and succulent when roasted or in soups. An archetypal carrot in shape: blocky shoulders; 8-10" steeply-tapered roots; bright orange color; strong, tall tops for easy harvesting. Danvers 126 is very adaptable to different soil conditions, producing well even in tighter clay soils. We grow this carrot year-round in Ojai, and are very excited to be offering this wonderful variety to you! 70 days. Biennial.