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Caracas Carrot

Baby carrots perfect for container gardening

Caracas Carrot

Baby carrots perfect for container gardening

  • Baby carrots perfect for snacking
  • Tender carrots with super-sweet flavor
  • Easy to grow and fast to mature
  • Perfect for container gardening
  • Strong tops and resistance to Cercospora and coreless
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Product Description

Caracas carrots are a type of carrot known as "chantenay," a variety that first became popular over 50 years ago. Then and now, they are beloved for their fresh, sweet flavor. You don't need to peel or top chantenay carrots--just wash them and start snacking! Caracas carrots are best when harvested young, at 2-3", and served whole with your favorite veggie dip. They're easy to grow where larger carrots would be difficult, and they mature more quickly. Like all carrots, Caracas supports healthy vision and boosts your immune system with vitamin A and plenty of antioxidants. 57 days to maturity.

Product Details
  • Botanical Name: Daucus carota 'Caracas'
  • Season: both Spring & Fall
  • Sun/Shade: Full Sun
  • Height: 12 inches
  • Spacing: 4 inches
  • Zone: 3 - 9 annual
  • Spread: 6 inches
  • Color: Rich orange flesh.
  • Foliage: Green foliage.
  • Depth: 1/2 inch
  • Germination: 10 - 20 days
  • Days to Maturity: 70 days
  • Soil Preference: Loamy, sandy, well-drained soil.
  • Growth Rate: Medium growth rarte.
  • Seed Count: Approximately 200 seeds per packet.
Shipping Information

Orders for in-stock seeds and hardgoods are typically shipped within 5 business days.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping timeframes outlined below:

2019 Insects Shipping Schedule
  Zones   Lacewings, Lady Beetles & Encapsulated Earthworms Nematodes
1A 5/3 - 11/1 5/10 - 11/1
1B - 2A 5/10 - 11/1 5/10 - 11/1
2B - 3B 4/26 - 11/1 4/26 - 11/1
4A - 6A 4/12 - 11/1 4/12 - 11/1
6B - 7A 4/5 - 11/1 4/5 - 11/1
7B - 8B 3/8 - 11/1 3/8 - 11/1
9A - 10B 2/22 - 11/1 2/22 - 11/1
Last Order Date 10/28/2019 10/28/2019

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Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until fully dormant for optimum stress protection.

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Please note that we cannot ship outside of the continental United States.

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