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'Hercules' Carrots
 
Sub-Category: Early
 
Description: Early- to main-season hybrid. Plants produce cone-shaped 6 1/2- to 7-inch roots. Stores well. Performs especially well in shallow, heavy, or rocky soils.
Days To Maturity: 65
Seed Sources:
 
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Overall: (2.5 Stars)Overall
Taste: (2.0 Stars)Taste
Yield: (2.5 Stars)Yield
Ease/Reliability: (3.0 Stars)Ease/Reliability
 
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Reviewed on 09/17/2018 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

Not my favorite. Crop grew okay, but carrot was not a flavorful as it should be.
 

Reviewed on 08/28/2018 by Cutler Botanic Garden - An experienced gardener

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

Carrots were seeded but the beets in the same plot took over the space.\r\nPossibly a better show having carrots in a plot alone.
 




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