Carrot - White Satin (Daucus carota var. sativus) Early White Satin Extra Sweet Carrots Vegetable
This variety, White Satin, is a Danvers type carrot; seeds produce 8 to 9 in roots. These bright white carrots are extra crispy, and have a very mild flavor. Core is bright white also, and has strong tops, and small green shoulders.
This is a coated hybrid, and we included it as it is quite attractive, sweet and delicious! Best quality arises from raised beds, free of stones and debris so the roots don't fork. Pellated. Stores well.
- Fertile sandy soil
- Direct seed as soon as soil can be worked in the spring through mid-summer.
- Optimal soil temperature for germination is 55-75°F.
- Sow direct outdoors; plant seeds 1/4 to 1/2 in deep;
- Spacing rows: 18 to 24 in; thin to 1-2" depending on desired size
- Keep free of weeds for less competition
- Matures in 65 days.
- Harvest when carrots have appropriate coloring and flavor has developed.
- Storage: dig roots after frost but before ground freezes. Store topped carrots in near freezing temperatures with high humidity. Unwashed carrots store just as well as washed but may stain during storage.
- Seed Count: 30