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'Ithaca' Carrots
Sub-Category: Main Season
Description: Nantes x Imperator hybrid. Main-season, 7- to 8-inch, long, tapered, blunt, smooth, deep-orange roots. Very sweet. Good for juicing with high Vitamin A. Stores well.
Days To Maturity: 65
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Reviewed on 11/09/2004 by Beezoo - An experienced gardener

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Tompkins, New York, United States
Frost Free Season: 123 - 143 days
Soil Texture: Clay
Garden Size: Large - More than 1,600 square feet (40' x 40')
Sun Exposure: 6 to 8 hours per day

Despite its promising name, it didn't think much of my heavy clay soil. Poor stand, low yields. Another soil type, maybe another story. Only grew it once for that reason.

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