250 Seeds per pack
(a.k.a. Little Finger, Lady Finger, Nantes Little Finger, Sweet Midget – Little Finger) (Daucus carota) 50-70 days. Gourmet, dainty, finger-sized carrots. The Little Fingers Carrots are deep orange, blunt-tipped, smooth skinned and have a small core. The color develops early, so they can be harvested at a young, tender stage for use as baby gourmet carrots. Small tops. The flavor is very sweet and far superior to grocery store baby carrots! Little Fingers are excellent for snacks, salads, soups, stews, canning or pickling whole.
Planting Instructions for Little Fingers Carrot Seeds
Heirloom / Open Pollinated Carrots grow best in well prepared, deeply worked, loose soil. Direct seed Little Fingers carrots in full sun or part shade (in hot climates), from early spring-summer , ¼ – ½” deep, approx. 4 seeds per inch, in rows 12-16″ apart. Germination occurs in 6-21 days at temperatures of 50-75° F. Thin the plants to 1-3″ apart. To prevent green shoulders you can hill 1-2″ of soil around plants when 7-10 leaves have formed. A good mulch of organic material (such as grass clippings) is very beneficial once carrots are established. Harvest when Heirloom / Open Pollinated carrots have brightened in color, when color has deepened.