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Touchon Carrot organic heirloom

€2,25 EUR

Touchon Carrot is a French heirloom variety first publicly listed at the end of the 19th century. This spring variety of carrot produces straight, half-long roots without a core. Its firm flesh is renowned for its exceptional taste. This carrot is great eaten fresh, glazed, roasted or added to soups or stews. 

Scientific Name: Daucus Carota

Plant Life Cycle: annual

Optimal Germination Temperature: 15-30C

Germination time in days: 10-20 days

Indicative Days to maturity: 70 days

Sunlight: Full sun-partial shade

Soil requirement: rich and light

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 5-8 cm apart. Harvest when size is about 15-20 cm long