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PBN Carrot 'TenderSweet'

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Carrot 'TenderSweet'

Rave Reviews for Flavor Our most popular carrot, Smooth-skinned, nearly coreless roots, Grow 9-10 inches long, Sweet flavor & fine-grained, crisp texture, Retains color during cooking and freezing. How sweet are Tendersweet Carrots? One gardener describes them as "like candy for supper." We describe them as the sweetest on the market and oh-so-crisp.

The uniform, deep orange-red roots are smooth-skinned, fine-grained and nearly coreless—and they grow 9-10 inches long, and often longer. The gorgeous color stays during cooking and freezing. Year after year, this Gurney's Choice variety receives rave reviews from gardeners for their sweetness and flavor. Did you know that carrots grow best when planted in light, fertile, deep, well-drained, sandy loam soil? Many gardeners sow radishes with carrots to mark rows and conserve space. 75 DAYS.

  • Heirloom
  • Harvest Time: 75 days
  • Planting Depth:  1/4”
  • Plant Spacing: 3”
  • Row Spacing: 12”

Harvest when 3/4 to 1 inch in diameter or smaller when thinning. For storage, leave carrots in soil until a light frost occurs. Use care when harvesting, since bruising favors the development of soft rot during storage.