Amsterdam Baby Carrot has sweet flavor, good color and tender texture. This is a very smooth, slender, cylindrical type. The flesh is virtually core-less, reddish-orange, juicy, crisp and very sweet. The small cylindrical roots also good for freezing.
Growing Amsterdam Baby Carrot
For a summer harvest, sow the carrot seeds outdoors 3 to 5 weeks before the last spring frost date.
For an autumn harvest, sow the carrot seeds in mid- to late summer.
Carrots need a location that receives full sunlight, though they can tolerate partial shade, too. Plant growth is optimal between temperatures of 15°C to 20°C.
The best soil for carrots is deep sandy loam or loamy soils with a loose structure. If your ground soil is heavy clay or too rocky, you should consider planting carrots in a raised bed.
Sow the Nantes Carrot seed directly in the beds.
Make small furrows 1cm deep and about 20cm to 30cm apart.
Sow the seeds about 2cm apart in the furrows.
Water the beds well after sowing.
Germination takes about seven to 14 days.
Water the carrot plants at least one inch per week, then two inches as roots mature.
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