Carrot Shin Kuroda Seed
This popular Asian variety produces sweet, flavorful, bright orange carrots that grow 13-15 cm (5-6") long with wide shoulders. A Chantenay-type carrot that does well in a wide range of soil types and is excellent for eating, juicing, freezing, canning or pickling.
Latin Name: Daucus carota subsp. Sativus
Plant Type: Vegetable
Flavor: Tender and sweet
Days to Harvest: 75 days
Days to Seed Germination: 10 to 14 days
Seed Planting Depth: 6 mm (1/4")
Seed Spacing: 1.3 cm (1/2")
Row Spacing: 30 cm (12")
Plant Spacing: 5 cm (2")
Planting Instructions: Sow in early spring in well cultivated soil once danger of frost has passed. Uniform moisture is critical. Seedlings should be thinned to approximately 5 cm (2?) apart for optimal root formation. Sowings of carrot seed can be repeated every 2 weeks until mid-summer.
Suggestions: A good storage variety. Uniform soil moisture is essential in producing crisp, sweet carrots.
Preparation Ideas: Excellent juicing variety.