Narvik Main Season Carrot

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Narvik Main Season Carrot

Daucus carota
(70 days) F-1 hybrid. Nantes type. We’ve described Yaya as an “unbeatable summer carrot,” but Narvik presents stiff competition. Dark orange juicy sweet 6–7" roots are slender with tiny supple cores. Nearly flawless Narvik is similar to Yaya but with slightly later maturity and more upright tops. Excellent storing ability for a midseason variety—they keep getting sweeter. A real standout in our field trials. NEW!


2098 Narvik
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A: 1g for $5.00  
B: 3g for $9.50  
C: 6g for $15.50  
D: 24g for $46.00  
E: 120g for $178.00   ($169.10)
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Additional Information

Carrots

  • ⅛ oz packet sows 35 ft; 1 oz, 280 ft. 1 gram packet has more than 400 seeds and sows about 10 ft.
  • Carrots average 18,000 seeds/oz with significant variations among varieties.
  • Days to maturity are from seedling emergence after direct sowing.

Culture: Very hardy. Early carrots can be sown by late April. For fall crop or winter storage, seed in early summer. Minimal germination temperature 40°, optimal range 75–85°. Can take up to 3 weeks to germinate; keep rows from drying out for faster emergence. Thinning is critical: At 3" high thin to ½" apart, at 6" thin again to 1-2" apart.

Diseases:

  • ALTS: Alternaria Leaf Spot
  • PM: Powdery Mildew
  • BR: Black Rot
  • TLS: Target Leaf Spot
  • LR: Licorice Rot
  • P: Pythium

ALTS shows up first on the oldest foliage as brown-black spots edged with yellow. Foliage blackens and shrivels as it develops and spreads. Maintaining a good crop rotation is the best preventive.

Germination Testing

For the latest results of our germination tests, please see the germination page.