Carrot, Jaune du Doubs

Daucus carota
SKU: 1605 P250
  • Bright yellow skin
  • Conical shaped roots
  • Roots grow to 8-10 inches
  • Sweet flavor improves with cooking
  • Stores well
  • 60-70 days

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A French variety. Its name comes from the yellow color of its skin (jaune) and the region in eastern France around the Doubs River. Bright yellow 8-10" conical roots. Sweet, distinctive flavor improves with cooking; roots retain their color. Stores well. 60-70 days.

Direct Seed: 1/2" Apart

Seed Depth: 1/4"

Rows Apart: 16-24"

Thin: 2-4" Apart

Instructions -Sow seeds outdoors 3-4 weeks before last spring frost or as soon as soil can be worked. Tamp soil firmly; keep bed moist until emergence. Germination is slow and uneven, so be patient. Using spun polyester row covers may improve germination rates.