Imperator Carrot Seeds 1370

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Imperator Carrot Seeds 1370. Imperator is a sweet, crisp, flavourful carrot with an eye-catching deep orange colour. Nicely formed roots average 18-20 cm (7-8"") in length, very uniform and quite suitable for bunching. This carrot does best in a deep, open, well worked soil.

How to Grow

850 seed/gram. 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 7-15 mm (1/4-1/2"") deep in rows spaced 45-60 cm (18- 24"") 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 5 cm (2"") apart. Keep the plants evenly watered, weed free and avoid high nitrogen fertilizers. Harvest any time after the carrot roots develop good colour.


Additional information

WEIGHT N/A
DIMENSIONS N/A
LIFECYCLE

Biennial Harvested as an Annual

PROPAGATION

Sow Direct

DAYS TO EMERGENCE

14

LIGHT

Full Sun

GROWTH HABIT

Root Crop

FROST TOLERANCE

Frost Hardy

DAYS TO HARVEST

74

DEGREE OF DIFFICULTY

Easy

HERITAGE

Open Pollinated

LENGTH OF ROW PACKET

One packet sows approximately 10 m (33') of row.

FAMILY NAME

Apiaceae

LATIN

Daucus carota sativa

 

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