LITTLE FINGER Carrot

OUTSTANDING QUALITIES

  • BABY CARROT PRODUCTION
  • WIDELY ADAPTED
  • SWEET FLAVOUR
  • GOOD COLOUR

Little Finger is a standard Amsterdam forcing type for main season production with good colour and sweet flavour. Roots are smooth with a short cylindrical shape. Little Finger is a widely adapted, versatile variety that is often used by producers who require both baby and slightly larger young carrots for the local and export markets. Field holding ability is good.  Yield potential is high.

SPECIAL VARIETAL REQUIREMENTS

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CHARACTERISTIC: LITTLE FINGER
KIND: Carrot (Daucus carota L.)
TYPE: Amsterdam forcing
MATURITY: Extra early
Warm: 60 – 80 days
Cool: 90 – 100 days from sowing
SOWING SEASON: All year round
DIMENSIONS: 7.5 – 10 x 1.0 – 1.5 cm
COLOUR: Orange
FLAVOUR: Sweet
CARROT SHAPE AND TIP: Short cylindrical
CORE (COLOUR AND DIAMETER): Fair
SKIN SMOOTHNESS: Fair
TOP HABIT: Fairly small with erect foliage
TOP HEIGHT: 20 – 30 cm
TOP COLOUR: Medium green
STEM ATTACHMENT: Medium
DISEASE REACTION (SCIENTIFIC): 
FIELD HOLDING: Good
BOLTING REACTION: Slow
YIELD POTENTIAL: High
SUGGESTED POPULATION: 12 – 26 million seeds per ha, 9 – 22 kg seed per ha, Test for specific market requirements
USE: Baby and young carrots in the pre-pack, fresh market, home garden and export market
SPECIAL FEATURES: Good field holding ability, widely adapted with a good flavour