100 seeds The little finger Carrot was introduced in 19th century by the seed specialist Louis de Vilmorin from the French varieties of carrot, which includes Little Fingers. They are an extra-sweet short 4" carrot that is high in sugar and store well. little finger is a great tasting, tender but crisp carrot witch make a great snacking carrot. 60 days Daucus carota subsp. sativus
little finger Carrot
- Planting and Harvesting Tips:
Start indoors 3-4 weeks before the last frost of spring. Transplant outside after the soil has warmed to 65˚ to 75˚F. Sow one inch deep and space 12-18 inches apart in rows 3-4 feet apart. Plants prefer full sun and moist soil with plenty of organic matter.
Harvest daily with a sharp knife during hot weather — pods taste best when young and grow quickly past the stage of prime eating. Wear gloves and long sleeves for protection from spines.Green Thumb TipSow seeds outdoors when the soil has warmed. Tolerant of heat and drought, but not of cold. Keep well picked for higher yields.DIRECT SEED 2" ApartSEED DEPTH 1/2"THIN 6-8" Apart LIGHT Full Sun