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Oxheart Carrot (300 seeds) (CR126) $3.00

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Oxheart Carrot

         
 
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90 days. Massive heart-shaped roots to one pound each. Can be a shy seed producer and seed is sometimes scarce, so we are excited to be able to offer this old French variety! Despite their large size, the brilliant orange roots are crisp, sweet and mild. Their blunt shape makes them superior for heavy or shallow soils. Known as “Guerande” in France, it was first introduced in the US in the late 19th century. Excellent storage type.
 
Oxheart Carrot
Overall Rating:
         
4.5
 
 
Number of Reviews: 6
Easy to Grow 4.5
EarlyMaturity 2.5

83.3% would recommend this item to a friend.

 
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7 out of 7 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
pshday
Location:
Gulf Coast Texas, UM, United States
Date:
March 23, 2016
          5.0
 
Wow
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 3.5
 

What are the pros? Great Size

What are the cons? None

Review:

My wife likes to make carrot salad with shredded carrots. Two pounds of carrots = about two of these carrots. Don't plant these seeds too close together. I took newspaper and glued two or three seeds to a small piece of newspaper. I planted the newspaper about 4 inches apart and thinned any seedlings that came up together. They seemed to grow fast, but that may just be that I didn't keep up with the time it took. I had given some of the seeds to a friend, but I haven't asked them how their carrots came out.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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8 out of 8 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Bill
Location:
montville, OH, United States
Date:
January 9, 2016
          5.0
 
Great Carrot
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 4.0
 

What are the pros? good flavor...grows well in cl

What are the cons? none

Review:

Great carrot for heavy soils.....I planted mine in early August and by mid October I was pulling out some nice sized carrots....Need to keep these thinned out as if they bunch they will grow small....Very sweet and meaty...My kids love them

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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7 out of 7 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Tara Lightfoote
Location:
selmer, TN, United States
Date:
January 2, 2016
          5.0
 
Awesome Growth
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 0.5
 

What are the pros? easy to grow, good for kids

What are the cons? none

Review:

These were perfect for my kids, they loved the massive size of the root and were happy to eat what they grew. I found the size to be somewhat variable, but small and large roots were tender and sweet. This one is a new staple for us. We will see this year how well they produce seed.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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7 out of 8 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Amy B
Location:
Minneapolis, MN, United States
Date:
November 27, 2015
          3.0
 
Not for high production garden
Easy to Grow 2.5
EarlyMaturity 2.0
 

What are the pros? Look cool, different

What are the cons? Poor germination, small

Review:

I grew these for the first time this year as a trial. I like experimenting with different varieties I haven't seen before. I planted these in a raised bed in late February under a cold frame. Germination was probably 50%. I got a few fairly good sized carrots out of it. I thought it was fairly woody with a big core and thick skin. Flavor was good, not very sweet. I won't be trying these again, unfortunately. The flavor wasn't worth the small harvest to me.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? No

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9 out of 10 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Brad
Location:
Concord, NH, United States
Date:
September 6, 2015
          4.0
 
Glad I took a chance
Easy to Grow 3.0
EarlyMaturity 4.0
 

What are the pros? Great taste, great quality.

What are the cons? Germination rate. Shy to seed.

Review:

I wasn't sure of this variety. I took a chance as it was a variety of carrot I had never seen before. I love to grow things most people have never heard of, and I find trying new things keeps gardening interesting. I picked this variety for a number of reason but the main on being that we have hard packed and rocky soil where I live so these seemed ideal. I planted twelve seeds and six grew. So not as high a germination rate as I would have liked but not terrible either. The carrots I got ranged in size from half a pound to a quarter of a pound. Needless to say I was impressed by the size. The taste was great. I used one in a beef stew and one was all I needed in the pot. I liked this variety so much I am planning to buy several more packets of seeds in case this variety becomes hard to get seeds for in the future. I would recommend this variety to anyone.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

Was this review helpful? Yes  No
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