Aimers International Carrot Tendersweet Seed Packet
Tendersweet Carrot. Heirloom vegetable. Variety originated in Germany. You will be asking who put sugar on the carrots when you try Tendersweet! Deep orange–red roots up to 25cm (10in) long are almost coreless, smooth skinned and simply the sweetest tasting carrots going.
Light Requirement: Full Sun
Planting Method: Direct Seed
Growth Habit: Root Crop
Days to Emergence: 10 - 20
Days to Harvest 75
Height: 30 - 40cm (12 - 16in)
Carrots will grow well in any open, well cultivated, deep garden soil. As the seed is quite small, mix it with some sand when sowing. Once soil temperature rises above 7.5 C (45 F), sow seed about 7-15mm (1/4-1/2in) deep in rows spaced 45-60cm (18-24in) apart. Sow seed at 5 day intervals over several weeks. Keep the seedbed evenly moist during the 2 week germination period but avoid crusting over the soil as this will greatly reduce the number of seedlings that emerge. Thin the seedlings during the early stages of growth until they are 5cm (2in) apart. Keep the plants evenly watered, weed free and avoid high nitrogen fertilizers. Harvest any time after the carrot roots develop good colour.