Carrot Seeds - Thumbelina

Carrot Seeds - Thumbelina

Size Price Savings Quantity
Packet $4.79
1 Ounce $18.89 ($18.89/ounce)
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  • Small, sweet and sugary
  • Heirloom, cute and tiny, popular since no peeling is required
  • Sweet and sugary, small in size like a golf ball, delicious taste. Low maintenance
  • Prefers full sun exposure
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Life Cycle Annual
Planting Season Cool Season
Fruit Size 1 to 2 inches in diameter
Plant Height 4 to 8 Inches

Flavor Profile Sweet; Slightly Earthy; Crisp Texture
Plant Characteristics Easy to Grow & Maintain, Root Vegetable
Use Container Garden, Culinary
Growing Conditions Cold Tolerant, Greenhouse, Outdoor
Harvest Advantages Microgreens

About Carrot Seeds - Thumbelina

Daucus carrota

Seed Type Heirloom Seed

Grow Heirloom Carrots - Thumbelina Carrot Seeds

No need to peel this crunchy delight, Thumbelina Carrots are sweet and delicious. Easy to just pop in a stew. It's small size makes it a great choice for heavy or shallow soils or containers. All-America Selections Winner from 1992.

Planting Information

Planting Carrot Seeds - Thumbelina

Planting Season Cool Season
Sowing Method Direct Sow
Light Requirement Full Sun, Partial Shade
Planting Depth 1/4 inch
Plant Spacing 2 to 3 inches
Plant Height 4 to 8 Inches
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zones 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Days to Maturity 70 Days
View our Carrot Planting Guide to learn more.


Amount Avg Seed Count
Packet 1,323
1 Ounce 25,000

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