Rhumba Carrot CO
Sweet and crisp, rhumba has been selected for organic production by Nash Huber in Sequim Washington. Great carrots for fall production, rhumba can also be grown for spring and summer. Strong top allows it to be bunched easily without loss. A rare open pollinated carrots that can compete with some of the best hybrid carrots out there.
Approximately 400 seeds (~1g) per packet
Carrots need a well-draining, deep, loose, and fertile soil with a pH range of 6.0-6.8. to grow the smoothest straightest roots. Sow from early spring to midsummer, 3/4–1" apart, 1/4– 1/2" deep, in a 2"-wide band (about 30 seeds/ft.), or single rows 16–24" apart. Keep the top of the soil moist, don’t allow it to crust before seeds germinate which can take 7-21 days depending on temperature and moisture. As carrots grow, thin to 3/4–2" apart, depending on size desired. Keep weed-free and cover exposed crowns to prevent greening. Reemay or floating row cover can keep out carrot rust fly a common pest in many areas.