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Muscade Carrot (800 seeds) (CR118) $2.50

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Muscade Carrot

         
 
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A delicious North African carrot that produces blocky, 7” orange roots with exceptional flavor and a crisp, crunchy texture. They hold up well at market and are late bolting. Rare and almost impossible to find!
 
Muscade Carrot
Overall Rating:
         
4.5
 
 
Number of Reviews: 18
Easy to Grow 4.0
EarlyMaturity 3.5

94.4% would recommend this item to a friend.

 
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2 out of 2 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
SLP zone 8A
Location:
Atlanta, GA, United States
Date:
May 16, 2019
          5.0
 
A keeper
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 3.0
 

What are the pros? Grows well, great taste

What are the cons? Takes a while

Review:

These carrots are some of the best I've ever had. I sowed them outside in early February and I'm just starting to pull carrots that look like the pictures above. It takes a while but it's worth it. I sowed them on top of the soil and kept them well watered and weeded. Nothing but a little compost and fish emulsion to get the tops growing. Then I just left them alone. Patience is key. They are growing very well in my raised beds. The flavor, though! Divine. Its like eating a flower. Such a sweet, complex flavor and aroma. I'm going to try a fall crop and see how well they do. Definitely a keeper.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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11 out of 11 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Jelly Lady
Location:
Sauk Centre MN, MN, United States
Date:
December 3, 2018
          5.0
 
Muscade yum carrots
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 5.0
 

What are the pros? Tasty, large, fun!

What are the cons? None

Review:

I plant these in the spring (heavy, rocky soil) and don't get around to pulling them till fall. Huge, sometimes 'interesting' carrots - some nice and straight and some with arms and legs and everything! Easily over a pound each. Still tender and delicious. One year we planted some early April (great weather that year) and harvested beautiful, crisp carrots mid-June.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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16 out of 16 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Trudy
Location:
Digby, Canada
Date:
October 19, 2018
          5.0
 
Best Carrot Ive Ever Tasted
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 5.0
 

What are the pros? tender, tastes like perfume

What are the cons? none

Review:

I succession planted these in raised beds, and in among strawberries. They grew well, and I kept them well watered. They were the earliest of all the carrots I grew, and we couldn't get enough. They are blocky, but didn't get too big. They were super tender, and the aroma! It's like perfume, and the taste was like nothing we've ever had before, definitely sweet and floral. I am ordering more next time, cause my only complaint was I didn't plant enough. Zone 6.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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28 out of 29 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
AMM
Location:
Barboursville, WV, United States
Date:
December 18, 2017
          5.0
 
Buy it
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 3.0
 

What are the pros? Easy germination, taste

What are the cons? Nothing?

Review:

If you're wondering whether or not to buy this carrot, the answer is YES. Buy it! Excellent germination, it's good in heavy soils, and the taste is phenomenal. It takes a long time to mature, but I've grown it in 95 degree weather and 17 degree weather, and it's been keeping on.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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17 out of 18 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Northern MN
Location:
Duluth, MN, United States
Date:
November 14, 2017
          5.0
 
Wonderful
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 0.0
 

What are the pros? Everything

What are the cons? Nothing

Review:

Such a great carrot! I'm not a carrot person - I often think I want to eat them, then lose my enthusiasm once they're on the plate. But these have the perfect touch of spiciness. They're not bitter or sharp, just complex enough to add real interest. They're great raw or cooked. They grow beautifully, too, and seem less fussy about soil, weather, and thinning than other varieties we've tried. It's exciting to pull them and see how gorgeous they are! I hope Baker Creek keeps offering these - we'd miss them if they became unavailable. They've became the only long orange carrot we really want to grow.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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