Seed quantity : around 200 seeds.
The Black carrot variety has high nutraceutical values and is rich in anthocyanins, phenols, flavonols ß-carotene, calcium, iron, and zinc. Its anti-oxidant activity is four times higher than red carrot. The fresh black carrots are suitable for salad, juice, pickle and kanji which are good appetizer.
Carrots are usually grown in raised beds. Carrots like loose soil. If the soil is hard add more manure to loosen it. Ensure that the soil is loose so that the roots grow deeper and thicker. Remove any stones or rocks from the soil. Use manure, compost or organic fertilizer up to 4 inches thick mixed with soil. Sow the seeds ¼ inch deep and water regularly and see that water drains well. Germination occurs from 14 to 21 days. Re plant the little plants when they are 2 inches height Leave a spacing of 2 to 3 inch between plants. Leave a spacing of 12 to 14 inches between rows. Plant grows to 6 to 8 inch height. Bloom time to maturity is around 68 daysGrows well in sun but needs good water. Dries out quickly if lack of water. Keep the soil moist at all times. The bigger the carrot the tastier it becomes. Harvest the carrot when the carrot diameter grows to about ¾ inch (1.9 cms).When harvesting water the area well to loosen the soil. Grab the green stem above the carrot and wiggle the carrot around before pulling out.
- Brand: SPLENDOUR PRODUCTS
- Product Code: SSV27
- Availability: 97
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