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'Bolero' Carrots
 
Sub-Category: Early
 
Description: Nantes hybrid. Early- to main-season. 7- to 8-inch, uniform, thick, smooth, slightly tapered, blunt-ended, bright-orange roots. Good for juice. Excellent storage. Big upright tops are resistant to alternaria and cercospora. Resistant to alternaria leaf blight, cercospora and powdery mildew.
Days To Maturity: 56-75
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Overall: (4.4 Stars)Overall
Taste: (4.4 Stars)Taste
Yield: (4.5 Stars)Yield
Ease/Reliability: (4.5 Stars)Ease/Reliability
 
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Reviewed on 12/05/2012 by ClaudiaH. - An experienced gardener

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Cortland, New York, United States
Frost Free Season: 143 - 163 days
Soil Texture: Clay
Garden Size: Medium - 400 square feet to 1,600 square feet
Sun Exposure: 6 to 8 hours per day

Bolero is a nicely shaped carrot with good flavor that lasts into fall and beyond.
 

Reviewed on 11/01/2012 by CCE Seneca County - An intermediate gardener

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Seneca, New York, United States
Frost Free Season: 163 - 183 days
Soil Texture: Loam
Garden Size: Small - Less than 400 square feet (20' x 20')
Sun Exposure: More than 8 hours per day

These were nice large, very orange carrots with a good flavor. Produced well.
 

Reviewed on 10/30/2012 by Chautauqua CCE - An experienced gardener

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Chautauqua, New York, United States
Frost Free Season: 143 - 163 days
Soil Texture: Loam
Garden Size: Medium - 400 square feet to 1,600 square feet
Sun Exposure: More than 8 hours per day

Great bright orange variety with wonderful flavor. Excellent for our taste testing events.
 

Reviewed on 10/23/2012 by Roots & Wisdom - An experienced gardener

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Schenectady, New York, United States
Frost Free Season: 163 - 183 days
Soil Texture: Loam
Garden Size: Small - Less than 400 square feet (20' x 20')
Sun Exposure: 6 to 8 hours per day

Great flavor
 

Reviewed on 10/22/2012 by nmeohen1 - An experienced gardener

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Cortland, New York, United States
Frost Free Season: 103 - 123 days
Soil Texture: Clay
Garden Size: Large - More than 1,600 square feet (40' x 40')
Sun Exposure: More than 8 hours per day

 

Reviewed on 10/14/2012 by CCE Oneida County - An intermediate gardener

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Oneida, New York, United States
Frost Free Season: 163 - 183 days
Soil Texture: Loam
Garden Size: Medium - 400 square feet to 1,600 square feet
Sun Exposure: 6 to 8 hours per day

Produced large bright colored carrots with good taste
 

Reviewed on 09/25/2012 by Debbie L - An experienced gardener

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Orange, New York, United States
Frost Free Season: 143 - 163 days
Soil Texture: Loam
Garden Size: Small - Less than 400 square feet (20' x 20')
Sun Exposure: More than 8 hours per day

Easy to grow. Good tasting carrot.
 

Reviewed on 09/25/2012 by Roger1963 - An experienced gardener

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Schuyler, New York, United States
Frost Free Season: 103 - 123 days
Soil Texture: Loam
Garden Size: Large - More than 1,600 square feet (40' x 40')
Sun Exposure: 6 to 8 hours per day

Did well in drought conditions with very little added water. Super yields of nice size carrots. Great color and easy grower.
 

Reviewed on 09/13/2012 by Wayne County CCE - An experienced gardener

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Wayne, New York, United States
Frost Free Season: 103 - 123 days
Soil Texture: Loam
Garden Size: Small - Less than 400 square feet (20' x 20')
Sun Exposure: 6 to 8 hours per day

This is a great variety. Grew with no problem producing a nice size tasty produce.
 

Reviewed on 09/13/2012 by LouLou - An experienced gardener

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Wayne, New York, United States
Frost Free Season: 163 - 183 days
Soil Texture: Loam
Garden Size: Medium - 400 square feet to 1,600 square feet
Sun Exposure: More than 8 hours per day

This is a great variety. Grew with no problem producing a nice size tasty carrot.
 

Reviewed on 02/06/2010 by macinator - An experienced gardener

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Trumbull, Ohio, United States
Frost Free Season: 163 - 183 days
Soil Texture: Clay
Garden Size: Large - More than 1,600 square feet (40' x 40')
Sun Exposure: More than 8 hours per day

Excellent dependable variety. Sweet even in long storage. Disease resistant.
 

Reviewed on 11/20/2006 by Nancy Strasser - An experienced gardener

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Pulaski, Virginia, United States
Frost Free Season: 143 - 163 days
Soil Texture: Clay
Garden Size: Large - More than 1,600 square feet (40' x 40')
Sun Exposure: More than 8 hours per day

Grew well in my climate. Flavor of Spring carrots was unimpressive; but flavor of Fall carrots was excellent.
 

Reviewed on 02/03/2005 by ckahlke - An intermediate gardener

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Tompkins, New York, United States
Frost Free Season: 163 - 183 days
Soil Texture: Loam
Garden Size: Medium - 400 square feet to 1,600 square feet
Sun Exposure: More than 8 hours per day

Used the F1 hybrid from Johnny's for fall herbicide trial. This cult is rec. for fall planting or storage. We planted late August, were still digging carrots before Christmas (very muddy!). Taste was great.
 
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