When To Plant in Spring:
- Earliest Planting Date: 4 weeks before Average Last Frost
- Latest Planting Date: 1 weeks before AverageLast Frost
- Length of Planting Window: 3 weeks
When To Plant in Fall:
- Earliest Planting Date: 12.5 weeks before Average First Frost
- Latest Planting Date: 10 weeks before Average First Frost
- Length of Planting Window: 2.5 weeks
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Planting: Sow seeds ¼ inch deep, thin to about 2 – 3 inches between each plant. Leave 12 – 14 inches between rows if planting multiple rows.
For Ground Plot Planting: Plant in rows spaced 18” apart. Thin plants to stand 1” apart. Packet will cover 130’ row.
For Raised Bed Planting: Thin plants to stand 2 – 4” apart. Packet will cover 25 – 90 sq. ft.
Care: Work in plenty of composted organic matter to your soil to maintain loose soil conditions and in order to encourage uniform root growth.
Harvest: Make carrots easier to unearth by sprinkling water on the soil to make it moist. Pull carrots out by their tops using a gentle twisting In areas with colder winter seasons, carrots can be kept in the ground after first frost, but should be harvested before the ground completely freezes.
Special Instructions/Tips: When storing your carrots, snip off the foliage to extend storage time.
Germination: 10 – 15
Days to Maturity: 60
Preferences: Plenty of water, full/partial sun, well-draining soil