The Long Imperator Carrot variety is defined by large, straight, smooth roots that grow to be around 8" long when fully mature.
The flesh of this carrot is firm and its flavor is excellent. It's perfect in fresh salads and is one of natures best sources of Vitamin A! Yum!
Sow Easy seeds are pelleted with an all-natural coating made from a mix of clay, perlite, and FDA-approved food coloring. This coating adds some bulk to small seeds and stands out in the soil, making direct sowing and accurate spacing easier than ever. However, the coating does add a few days to the germination time when compared to uncoated seed.
- Flavor: Tender and crisp with great carrot flavor.
- Preparation Ideas: This carrots go great in salads.
- Plant Type: Vegetable
- Pelleted Seed Count: 250 Pelleted Seeds
- Grows Best In: Full Sun
- Days to Germination: 8-12 Days
- Days to Maturity: 77 Days
- Growth Type: Root
- Planting Depth: .25-.5"
Seed Spacing: Plant Long Imperator Carrots seeds roughly 3" apart in rows, keeping rows approximately 15" apart.
Instructions: In full sun and well-drained soil, sow 4 Long Imperator Carrots seeds per inch in the row. Cover the seeds firmly with soil. When the plants are 2" tall, thin to 3" apart in the row. For fresh carrots all season, plant every 3 weeks until 75 days before the first fall frost.
Suggestions: Too much water can cause carrots to crack! They should be kept weeded (a clean mulch can reduce this job). Also, lightly place soil over exposed roots to prevent cracking.