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Kyoto Red

Daucus carota


Kyoto Red
Seed #203
Kyoto Red carrot is a Japanese traditional (heirloom) vegetable, dento yasai, grown in the Kyoto area. This is a Japanese kintoki-type (sweet red) carrot. Its glossy deep scarlet roots grow into beautifully tapered carrots 10-12" long and are notably tender and sweet. Dark red color develops when about 3" long.
  • Cool season Annual
  • Approx. 500-600 seeds in packet. (A seed will vary in weight and size within a given seed lot. The number of seeds stated is only an estimate.)
  • Maturity: Approx. 70-90 days
  • Planting season: Summer/fall
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Cultivation: Prepare fertile, deeply dug, well-drained soil. Sow seeds in summer to fall. Keep soil moist. Fertilize as needed. Thin by cutting tops to avoid disturbing remaining roots.
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55-75F 1/2" 1/2" 1-4" 18-24"
Please note: Maturity, adaptability and disease tolerance may differ under your specific climate and/or growing conditions.
Culinary tips: Its sweet flavor makes this variety ideal for carrot juice. Also enjoy them fresh or steamed. Julienne cut daikon and carrots and toss with a su dressing. See recipe on our website.
 
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