Carrot Oxheart


GENUS: Daucus SPECIES: carota


Heritage Status: Overseas
Bio-Region of Origin: Hawkes Bay
Number of Seeds: 400

Description: This variety was introduced to the seed trade in 1884 and is a uniquely shaped, short (12 cm), very wide (8 cm) carrot that grows very fast to over 500gm. Outstanding quality, flavour, colour, sweet. Stores well, good cooked or raw. Good for heavy soil, container gardens and raised beds.

Planting Instructions: Direct sow into finely worked beds, evenly sprinkling over 1-2 square meters. Cover with old sheet or 70% shade cloth until carrots are up then remove. Weed once when carrots have true leaves. Watch for slugs.