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Practical Horticulture for Busy People.
About This Plant...
Genus and species:
Daucus carota var. sativus
spring and fall
Time needed to reach transplant size:
When to transplant to garden:
When to sow outdoors:
4 to 6 weeks before last frost
Other Sowing Guidelines...
Approx. germination time:
85 degrees F.
Days to maturity:
Spacing between plants:
Spacing between rows:
wireworms; carrot rust fly larvae
when they are 1/2 inch in diameter
thin seedlings when soil is damp; keep bed weeded but cultivate lightly near the plants
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