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Dragon purple carrot

€3,50 EUR

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Dragon purple carrots are a vibrant purple variety of carrot, on the outside. Inside the carrot is yellow-orange with a light yellow core. The carrot is striking when sliced. Its taste is sweet with a hint of spiciness. This variety was bred by John Navazio in the US.

Scientific Name: Daucus Carota

Plant Life Cycle: annual

Optimal Germination Temperature: 15-30 °C

Germination time in days: 10-20 days

Indicative Days to maturity: 90 -120 days

Sunlight: Full sun-partial shade

Soil requirement: Clay, Loamy, Sandy. Moist but well-drained

Sowing and cultivation: Sow seed indoors 3-4 weeks before the last frost or directly outside in full sun once soil temps are above 15 C. Keep moist. Germination may be slow. Thin to 2-3" apart. Harvest when size is about 6-8" long