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A carrot for heavy clay soil

Post by 12acrehome on Sat Feb 04, 2012 8:42 am

57 days. This broad-shouldered baby carrot is a favorite of specialty gourmet groceries, and a brilliant solution for gardeners who have clay soils or are limited to container cultivation. At only 4-4 1/2 inches long, this Chantenay type is undaunted by heavy soils that hinder longer-rooted varieties. The deep orange, conical carrots are uniform and delicious, with strong tops for effortless harvesting.

Called Caracus Carrot, available from Territorial seed company
I can't tell if this is a hybrid or an improved heirloom type, but it opens carrot production to alot more people.


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Re: A carrot for heavy clay soil

Post by Sonshine on Sat Feb 04, 2012 1:00 pm

This is good to know. We never had much luck growing carrots. They end up short and fat. I figured it was because of so much clay.

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