Super sweet and crisp! Little Finger is a gourmet 3" long cylindrical baby carrot. It has a very small core, smooth skin, and a deep-orange color. The tops are weak; harvest carefully and early. This baby carrot was developed in France for canning and pickling whole. Biennial. Carrots need full sun for best production, though they may do okay in part shade in hot climates. Days To Maturity: 50-68 Days. HOW TO GROW: Optimal soil temperature for germination is 65-75 F. Carrots prefer light, deeply tilled soils with plenty of added organic matter, good drainage, a pH range of 6.0-6.6, and regular water. Apply a mulch layer once established to keep roots cool. Sand can be mixed with the soil to promote straight growth. Seed directly into 75 F soil for quick germination. Mix the small seeds with dry coffee grounds or sand to improve seed distribution. Over planting requires thinning to provide sufficient growing room. Best quality arises from raised beds, free of stones and debris. *** **SOIL Temperature for Germination: 60-70F **Height At Maturity: 6"-10". **Spacing After Thinning: 2"-3", Row Spacing: 18-24". **Hardiness: Zones 4-10 **Sun Requirement: Full Sun, **Days to Germination: 15-21 days, **Germination Rate: 95%
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Keep moist, not letting the seeds dry out between watering. **SOIL Temperature for Germination: 65-70 F. Planting Depth: 1/4". Weeding shortly after germination allows slow-growing carrots to get a head start against fast-growing weeds.
Seed directly into 75F soil for quick germination. Mix the small seeds with dry coffee grounds or sand to improve seed distribution. Over planting requires thinning to provide sufficient growing room. Spread 2 to 3 inches of mulch around the plants to moderate soil moisture and temperature. Use a natural mulch such as dry grass clippings or shredded bark.
Thin the carrots when the seedlings are about 2 inches tall. Pull small, weak seedlings, allowing about 3 inches between strong, healthy seedlings. Little Fingers Baby carrots are slow to germinate and initial growth may be uneven.
Water gently with a garden hose and spray nozzle immediately after planting. Thereafter, keep the soil evenly moist but not soggy until the carrots are nearly ready for harvest. As Little Fingers Baby carrots near harvest, water sparingly to prevent the roots from cracking.