(aka Guerande) Introduced from France in 1884 by W. Atlee Burpee as well as James J. H. Gregory. Heart-shaped roots grow to over 1 pound very rapidly. Excellent quality, stores well. Good for heavy soils. Very uniform true-to-type strain. 90 days. ±21,000 seeds/oz.
Instructions -Sow seeds outdoors 3-4 weeks before last spring frost or as soon as soil can be worked. Tamp soil firmly; keep bed moist until emergence. Germination is slow and uneven, so be patient. Using spun polyester row covers may improve germination rates.