Seeds - Art Pack - Carrot, Kaleidoscope (Organic)
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Description: The easiest way to enjoy a gorgeous and healthy range of carrot colours. Includes red, purple, white, yellow and classic orange selections. These carrots grow to about 18 cm (7”). Sow every week or two from May through July for a continuous harvest into fall.
Artwork by Martha Lewis. Martha's drawings and paintings evoke the intersection between the organic and the constructed. Her prismatic watercolor plays with spiritual diagrams, pie charts, biology, and games: all part of the colorful history of carrots. harvest into fall.
Pack Size: .4 grams/ ~300 seeds
Latin Name: Daucus carota var. sativus
Main Uses: Culinary
Days to Maturity: 75 - 100 days
Exposure: Full sun
Certified Organic: USDA Certified Organic
Germination: 14 - 21 days (or longer in cooler soil). Light, daily watering will improve germination.
Sowing: Direct seed once the soil can be worked (12° - 21°C). Carrots do not do well seeded indoors or in starter trays.
Planting Depth: 1/4”.
Spacing: Sow seeds 1/2” apart in rows 12" apart. Thin to 2” when tops are 2” tall.
Growing in Mixed Planters: Not well-suited for mixed planters.
Fertilizing (Containers): Plant in a composty, well-draining potting mix. Add up to 25% Sea Soil to the potting mix.
Watering (Containers): Water deeply as required.
Fertilizing (Garden): Plant in a garden bed amended with compost. No additional fertilizer is required.
Watering (Garden): Water new transplants regularly to establish roots. Once established, water deeply as required.
Companion Planting: Dill and Cilantro are said to be harmful to carrots because of a substance that is excreted through their roots.
Harvesting: Harvest just after a frost for best flavour.
Suitability for Indoors: Carrots are a specialized project for indoor growing.
What about Grow Lights? Grow lights are required to grow this crop indoors.