This heirloom wide-shouldered orange was introduced by introduced by C.C. Morse & Co. in 1929. Despite it's name, the core is more of a darker orange in color. Very sweet flavor that's great for storing.
|Germination||Direct sow 1/8-1/4 in. deep 3-4 weeks before last frost.|
|Requirements||full sun to partial shade, moderate water needs, loose/well drained soil|
|Antagonists||anise, dill, parsley|
|Uses||edible*(leaves, roots), medicinal*, utility (alcohol, dye)|
|Breed Status||Heirloom/Open Pollinated|
|Saving Seeds/Propagation||May require over wintering (depending on climate). Dig up and remove tops before hard frost (store at 35-40 F). Replant in early spring.|
|Seeds Per Oz.||≈ 18200|
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