- The Danvers 126 variety is a hardy 19th century American garden heirloom favorite grown for its tolerance to heavy, difficult soils.
65-70 days. Danvers 126 Carrot Seeds. Daucus carota subsp. sativus. Non-GMO. Heirloom. Danvers carrot seeds is a hardy 19th century American garden heirloom grown for its rugged tolerance to heavy, difficult soils. Cultivated and grown in Danvers, Massachusetts during the 1870's to give local farmers a chance against the cold and rocky soils of the northeast, Danvers heirloom carrot seeds were later improved in the 1940's for better vegetable yields and garden uniformity, signified by the number "126." Non-GMO Danvers 126 carrot seeds are grown for their shorter 6-7" long roots and infintely sweeter taste. ~18,000 seeds/oz.