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About Carrot Red Long
You can grow carrots all year round and they are so simple! Just sow carrot seed regularly for a year-round crop.
Carrots are an easy and rewarding crop to grow, great for encouraging children to eat their vegetables! With so many varieties of this popular vegetable available, carrots can be grown in beds, containers and even window boxes making them suitable for gardens of any size. Carrots are a popular root vegetable that is easy to grow in sandy soil. They are resistant to most pests and diseases and are a good late season crop that can tolerate frost. Not all carrots are orange; varieties vary in color like purple, black to white.
Planting & Care
Carrot Red Long Care
|Soil||Requires well-drained soil.|
|Temperature||For Germination 45 to 85 degrees F For growth 60 to 65 degrees F|
|Fertilizer||Fertilize 5-6 weeks after sowing.Apply any fertilizer|
Carrots are mature at around 2 and half months and half an inch in diameter. You may harvest whenever desired maturity is reached. You may leave mature carrots in the soil for storage if the ground will not freeze. To store freshly harvested carrots, twist off the tops, scrub off the dirt under cold running water, let dry and seal in airtight plastic bags, and refrigerate. If you simply put fresh carrots in the refrigerator, they ll go limp in a few hours. Carrots can be stored in tubs of moist sand for winter use.
Carrot Red Long Special Feature
Carrot roots are shorter than other cultivars, they have vigorous foliage and greater girth, being broad in the shoulders and tapering towards a blunt, rounded tip. They store well, have a pale-coloured core and are mostly used for processing.
Carrot Red Long Uses