The Danvers carrot was developed during the late 19th century in Massachusetts; it worked wonderfully interplanted with onions and grew particularly well in heavy, rocky soils. 'Danvers 126' is intensely sweet, and very resistant to cracks and splits. Strong tops make harvesting easy.
Botanical Name: Daucus carota
Days to Maturity: 65 days
Hardiness: Frost-tolerant biennial grown as an annual
Plant Dimensions: Roots are 6"–7" long at their peak.
Variety Information: Orange roots, wide at the top, tapering to a point. 'Danvers 126' is a Danvers type carrot.