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Carrot Rodelika [Daucus carota]

Carrot Rodelika [Daucus carota]

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Tips to reduce water requirements

We recommend mulching the beds
Experience has shown that by covering the floor with hay or straw, evaporation can be reduced by 80%. If you keep the beds evenly moist, an optimal humid microclimate will be created under the mulch. This not only promotes the growth of plants, but also enormously reduces water consumption. On our farm we only water every 2-3 days and irrigate a 200 m2 cultivation area in the Algarve in Portugal with 500l of water. Our beds are always moist, which promotes plant growth and harvest quality.

It is also advisable to keep the beds moist at all times, even if the bed is not used for a certain period of time
The desiccation of the soil leads to a huge decline in micro-and macro-organisms in the soil, resulting in a barren soil over time. Tests have shown that the water content in the entire bed with full-scale irrigation remains longer than if watering is only carried out selectively. Due to the small volume of the poured surfaces, in contrast to the large dry volume, they dry out faster than if the entire volume of the bed is filled with moisture. Similar to heating in an apartment.

Maintaining an energy level always requires less energy than having to achieve it again and again.

Shipping and pick-up information

We offer CTT shipping for Saagut Europe and USA far! With us you will always receive a tracking number to track your package. Shipping costs differ depending on the shipping region. Here is a list of regions and prices:

National Shipping
Portugal (with the Azores and Madeira Islands)
Envelope or package up to 500g = € 3.50
2 kg Bus Package = 8 €
Package over 2 kg = 16 €

Europe Shipping
Envelope up to 100g = 7 €
500g Bus Package = 9,50 €
1kg Bus Package = 14 €
2kg Bus Package = 20 €
Package over 2kg = 40 €

USA Shipping
Envelope up to 100g = € 7.50
500g Bus Package = 15,50 €
1 kg Bus Package = 24 €
2 kg Bus Package = 33,50 €
Package over 2 kg = 67 €

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The carrot 'Rodelika' is a biennial root vegetable variety and was created in Germany in 1985 by selection from the old Rothild variety. The highly grown plants form strong dark green foliage and develop large, long, dull and smooth-shelled beets, with an intense orange-red color. The characteristic carrot flavor is characterized by a strong and very aromatic sweet. This variety has a high sugar content, low nitrate and high Brix levels, which makes this variety great for high-quality juices. Suitable for cultivation on heavy soils and very long storage bar.

General information
Plant family: Apiaceae
Life Cycle: Biennial
Days to harvest: 150 days
Plant height approx.: 40 cm
Root Type: Deep Root
Nutrient requirements: Medium Eaters
Water Requirements: Means
Winter hardiness: Up to-12 °C
Location: Sunny to partially shaded
Floor: Permeable, moist, sandy, loamy, humus, stone-free

PH: 6 to 7

Sowing and planting information
Germ Type: Dark germ
Seed Depth: 1-3 cm
Optimal germination temperature: 3-20 °C
Germination time: 20-30 days
Planting, row spacing: 4x40 cm

Optimal mixed culture: Peas, dill, lettuce, garlic, chard, lamb's lettuce, leeks, radishes, onions, cauliflower
Unfavorable mixed culture: Fennel, parsley, parsnip, celeriac, celery

Subtropic climate (Mediterranean) (e. g. B. Portugal, Spain, Italy)
From January after the last frosts, sow directly into the open air.

Moderate climate (e. g. B. Germany, Switzerland, Poland)
Sow directly into the frost-free open air from March to June.

Due to the simple and uncomplicated germination, no-till seeds in rows are recommended. The sowing can be done very tightly, by later singling the small and densely growing young carrots can be harvested early to give others the space they need to grow.
Carrot prefers a sunny location with a nutrient-rich, stone-free and humus-rich clay soil. Prepare the soil with deposited animal manure. Avoid waterlogging.

Additional tips
In principle, year-round sowing is possible for carrots in subtropical climates. At very cold temperatures, there is only a growth retardation, which only extends the culture time. Carrots do not tolerate fresh fertilizer, and the soil must be free of stones larger than 3 cm. Otherwise, it can lead to the fact that the roots will grow in different directions and significantly affect the quality of the crop. In order to quickly obtain a fine, crumbly and well-drained soil, an additional incorporation of biochar and primeval rock flour is recommended.

Type of propagation
Spread occurs via seeds.

Care Plants
Since carrots germinate very slowly, other plants should be removed regularly. Occasional loosening of the soil leads to good growth results. Regular water giving causes faster growth. M It animal manure prepared beds and planting in mixed culture, replaces additional fertilization.

Germination ability of seeds: 5-6 years

Other Names
Botanical names: Daucus carota
English Names: Carrot
German names: Möhre, Karotte, Rübe
Portuguese names: Cenoura
Spanish Names: Zanahoria
French names: Carotte, La carotte

  • Made in harmony with nature
  • All seeds and seedlings are genetically stable for further propagation
  • Our seeds are always checked for germination at regular intervals
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