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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. 1100-1200 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.)
  • 401,000 seed count per pound.
  • Maturity: Approx. 70-90 days
  • Planting season: Late summer/early fall
Size Price Quantity  
Packet$4.00
0.25 Pound$81.60
1 Pound$192.65

For quantities greater than 500 lbs, or for special requests such as seed treatment, ask us for a price quote on this variety.

Cultivation: Prepare fertile, deeply dug, well-drained soil. Sow seeds in early fall in a sunny location. Keep soil moist. Fertilize as needed. Thin by cutting tops to avoid disturbing remaining roots. Mulch to keep soil cool, conserve moisture.
Germination
Temperature
Seed
Depth
Seed
Spacing
Thin
To
Row
Distance
55-75°F 1/2" 1" 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. Excellent carrot for oshogatsu.
 
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