Our most popular carrot
Smooth-skinned, nearly coreless roots
Grow 9-10 inches long
Sweet flavor & fine-grained, crisp texture
Retains color during cooking and freezing
How sweet are Tendersweet Carrots? One gardener describes them “like candy for supper.” We describe them as the sweetest on the market and oh-so-crisp. The uniform, deep orange-red roots are smooth skinned, fine grained and nearly coreless—and they grow 9-10 inches long, and often longer. The gorgeous color stays during cooking and freezing. Year after year, this Choice variety receives rave reviews from gardeners for their sweetness and flavor. Did you know that carrots grow best when planted in light, fertile, deep, well-drained, sandy loam soil? Many gardeners sow radishes with carrots to mark rows and conserve space. 75 DAYS.
Seed Counts: 1/2 oz. of carrot seeds contains about 8,000 seeds and sows 100 ft. of row.
Daucus carota ‘Tendersweet’
Height:16 – 20 inches.
Spacing:2 – 3 inches between plants and 12 – 14 inches between rows.
Depth:1/4 – 1/2 inch.
Spread:10 – 12 inches.
Light Required:Full Sun
Yield:100 pounds per 100 foot row.
Size:1500 Seed Pkt
Fruit:Uniform, deep orange-red flesh. Smooth skinned, fine-grained roots and nearly coreless. Tapers to a point.
Days To Maturity:75 Days
Germination:10 – 15 Days
Soil Requirements:Loamy Soil, Sandy Soil
Growth Rate:Medium growth rate.
Seed Count:Approximately 1500 seeds per packet, 1/2 oz. is approximately 8,000 seeds, 2 oz. is approximately 32,000 seeds. Seed tape is 15 feet long and has approximately 415 seeds.