carrots - Knowledgebase Question

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Question by jfb71962
August 9, 2010
carrot greens are over 1 ft tall, but carrots are only about 2 inches. should i trim the greens, thanks

Answer from NGA
August 9, 2010
I know it's tempting to prune the tops back but the foliage is manufacturing and transporting carbohydrates to the roots and will result in larger, sweeter carrots. Just continue giving them good care and eventually the roots will grow to harvestable size. Enjoy!

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