Danvers Carrots Organic Heirloom Seeds
Bred by the Eastern States Farmers Exchange,
Massachusetts from selections of
heat resistant strains of Danvers
and improved for better interior color,
smoother skin, better
and better yield. Released in 1947.
Approximately 400 seeds per packet.
Days To Maturity: 65 to 70 days
Two inch diameter roots are often 9 inches long.
Very fragrant, sweet and
Originated among market gardeners near
Massachusetts in 1871.
Planting: Heirloom Danvers Carrot Seed Organic
Early sowings can be made 2-3 weeks
before spring’s last frost date.
The tiny seeds should be surface-sown
and not covered, or covered only
and kept uniformly moist until seedlings are strong.
sown throughout spring and summer
at 2-3 week intervals, until about a
month before first frost in autumn.
How To Harvest Danvers Carrots Heirloom Seeds
Harvest the seed head once it dries and turns brown,
usually in mid- to
Cut off the entire flower stalk with the large,
seed head intact.
Break the seed head open over a bowl
and shake out the carrot seed.
Remove any plant matter from the bowl
then pour the seeds into a jar