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Dragon

Daucus carota
HOW TO GROW CARROT

Till dry soil 6-10” deep, clumpy soil does not produce strait carrots. Direct sow 2-3 months before last frost. Re-sow every 3 weeks until the 4th of July to ensure continued harvest. Thin carrots to 1-1” when 2” tall or patch will become over grown. Maintain moisture during germination and growth. Cover bed with compost or burlap bag until germination. Or mix seed with fine, moistened, weed free compost in a container, stir occasionally until seed begins to show signs of germination, then sow and water. When carrots 6-8” tall hill 1-2” soil around roots to prevent green tops. May overwinter in the ground if soil does not freeze. Soil pH 5.6-7.0. Hardiness zones 3. Biennial.

Days from maturity calculated from the date of seeding. Average 19,600 seeds per ounce. Average 720M seeds per acre. Federal germination standard: 55%. Usual seed life: 3 years. Isolation distance for seed saving: 1/2 mile.

Planting Depth 1/4-3/8”
Soil Temp. Germ. 55-80˚F
Days to Germ. 10-21
Plant Spacing 2-4”
Row Spacing 12-16”
Days To Maturity 85
Full Sun, Moist Well Drained
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Danvers-type with beautiful purple skin with orange flesh and unusual yellow core. Roots are full-sized at 7-8” long and hardy with a spicy-yet-sweet flavor. Dragon has been improved from a USDA specimen by Dr. John Navazio. It has an equivalent lycopene content to tomatoes. Best selling market carrot and loved by c...
Danvers-type with beautiful purple skin with orange flesh and unusual yellow core. Roots are full-sized at 7-8” long and hardy with a spicy-yet-sweet flavor. Dragon has been improved from a USDA specimen by Dr. John Navazio. It has an equivalent lycopene content to tomatoes. Best selling market carrot and loved by carrot aficionados for its amazing contrast of it vibrant red-purple exterior with its yellow-orange interior. Also known as Purple Dragon. Tags: Color: Purple, Certification: Organic.
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  • Dragon carrot image####

Dragon

Daucus carota
Danvers-type with beautiful purple skin with orange flesh and unusual yellow core. Roots are full-sized at 7-8” long and hardy with a spicy-yet-sweet flavor. Dragon has been improved from a USDA specimen by Dr. John Navazio. It has an equivalent lycopene conten...
Danvers-type with beautiful purple skin with orange flesh and unusual yellow core. Roots are full-sized at 7-8” long and hardy with a spicy-yet-sweet flavor. Dragon has been improved from a USDA specimen by Dr. John Navazio. It has an equivalent lycopene content to tomatoes. Best selling market carrot and loved by carrot aficionados for its amazing contrast of it vibrant red-purple exterior with its yellow-orange interior. Also known as Purple Dragon. Tags: Color: Purple, Certification: Organic.
Learn More
HOW TO GROW CARROT

Till dry soil 6-10” deep, clumpy soil does not produce strait carrots. Direct sow 2-3 months before last frost. Re-sow every 3 weeks until the 4th of July to ensure continued harvest. Thin carrots to 1-1” when 2” tall or patch will become over grown. Maintain moisture during germination and growth. Cover bed with compost or burlap bag until germination. Or mix seed with fine, moistened, weed free compost in a container, stir occasionally until seed begins to show signs of germination, then sow and water. When carrots 6-8” tall hill 1-2” soil around roots to prevent green tops. May overwinter in the ground if soil does not freeze. Soil pH 5.6-7.0. Hardiness zones 3. Biennial.

Days from maturity calculated from the date of seeding. Average 19,600 seeds per ounce. Average 720M seeds per acre. Federal germination standard: 55%. Usual seed life: 3 years. Isolation distance for seed saving: 1/2 mile.

Planting Depth 1/4-3/8”
Soil Temp. Germ. 55-80˚F
Days to Germ. 10-21
Plant Spacing 2-4”
Row Spacing 12-16”
Days To Maturity 85
Full Sun, Moist Well Drained

Meet Your Farmer

We promote fair trade, organic practices and environmental responsibility throughout the Restoration Seeds supply chain. Below are the family farmers and seed suppliers who bring our open pollinated seeds to you.

Hobbs Family Farm Certified Organic by CO Dept. of Ag. Seed grower since 1996
Hobbs Family Farm is located in southeastern Colorado in one of the prime seed production regions of the world. The elevation of 4500', arid climate, hot days, cool nights, mineral rich soil, and clean irrigation water from the Rocky Mountains all contribute to exceptionally high quality seed. Hobbs Family Farm is a founding member of the Family Farmers Seed Cooperative. Also located along the historic Santa Fe trail, this farming region is a cultural crossroads, with strong Italian, Hispanic and Anglo farming traditions and unique seed varieties. The area is especially known for its Chilé peppers, onions, melons and watermelons. Dan and Jamie, and their three daughters, farm 30 acres of fresh vegetables and seeds in a five year rotation. The focus of their seed work is principally on onions, leeks, garlic, peppers, zucchini, melons, and carrots. They produce and select varieties for suitability for organic farming systems and specialty markets, drought and cold tolerance, and storage qualities. Hobbs Family Farm has been producing seed commercially since 1996 and is a founding member of the Family Farmers Seed Cooperative. Hobbs Family Farm is located in southeastern Colorado in one of the prime seed production regions of the world. The elevation of 4500', arid climate, hot days, cool nights, mineral rich soil, and clean irrigation water from the Rocky Mountains all contribute to exceptionally high quality seed.Also located along the historic Santa Fe trail, this farming region is a cultural cross-roads, with strong Italian, Hispanic and Anglo farming traditions and unique seed varieties. The area is especially known for its Chilé peppers, onions, melons and watermelons.Dan and Jamie, and their three daughters, farm 30 acres of fresh vegetables and seeds in a five year rotation. The focus of their seed work is principally on onions, leeks, garlic, peppers, zucchini, melons, and carrots. They produce and select varieties for suitability for organic farming systems and specialty markets, drought and cold tolerance, and storage qualities.
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