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Post  Josh on 7/24/2010, 4:03 pm

I'm going to pull up my big carrot on Monday 7-26-10,it's planted in a 14 inch high rise.

I thought it might be fun if everyone guessed how long it might be,the one who is closest to the length without going over,I'll give a prize of a pack of seeds.

I'm just going to measure the actual carrot. It is a carrot from the world record variety,2 x 4 Giant,it could exceed 14 inches in length acording to the seed package.

Be sure to check and see what numbers have already been posted.

Here is a picture of it today-7-24-10 it is 2 inches across.

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Post  Megan on 7/24/2010, 5:07 pm

12"! (And here's hoping it's bigger than that!) Smile Nice work, Josh!

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Post  AZDYJ2K on 7/24/2010, 6:18 pm

Wow, that's some girth on the carrot. My guess is 13 5/8" long. Can't wait to see this bad boy.

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Post  jenjehle on 7/24/2010, 6:41 pm

I'm so impressed. I can't even grow the short, stubby varieties Smile

My guess is going to be 14 1/4".

Can't wait to hear the news!

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Post  Wyldflower on 7/24/2010, 6:42 pm

My guess is that you'll have an 'L' shaped carrot, 15-3/4" long

Whatever size it is, I'm sure it will be something to be proud of!

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Post  Icemaiden on 7/24/2010, 7:27 pm

I say 13 and 3/8 inch

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Post  chocolatepop on 7/24/2010, 7:27 pm

Im gonna go with 11 3/4 inches!

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Post  moosedroppings on 7/24/2010, 7:36 pm

I will say 14 3/4 inches...and how many rabbits will that feed? Great job!

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Post  WardinWake on 7/25/2010, 12:00 am

Josh:

15 and 3/16 inches.

God Bless, Ward and Mary.

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Post  pattipan on 7/25/2010, 12:37 am

My guess: 15"

Have you seen this, Josh? http://www.carrotmuseum.co.uk/record.html

The record for the longest carrot is 19 feet 1.196 inches. I wonder if the guy ate it?

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Post  boffer on 7/25/2010, 12:38 am

9 1/2 inches

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Post  Dunkinjean on 7/25/2010, 12:45 am

11" & good luck!

Happy Gardening Everyone....

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Post  Chopper on 7/25/2010, 12:59 am

I'll go with lucky 13.

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Post  Gilligan on 7/25/2010, 11:28 am

That looks like a nice, big carrot.
I'm guessing 10-1/2".

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Post  Youngatheart on 7/25/2010, 11:32 am

Nice carrot! My guess is 14.5 inches Smile

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Post  PNG_Grandma on 7/25/2010, 2:32 pm

10.75 is my guess...but I'm hoping it is waaaayyy bigger!

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Post  Shirley Q on 7/25/2010, 6:44 pm

Wow you should be proud of yourself. I am proud of your carrot no matter what size it is. My guess would be 14 7/8
Be sure to post your picture so we can all enjoy it

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Post  camprn on 7/25/2010, 8:17 pm

13"

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Post  1chichi on 7/25/2010, 8:53 pm

I'll go with 14.77"

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Post  Weedless_ on 7/25/2010, 9:29 pm

@Wyldflower wrote:My guess is that you'll have an 'L' shaped carrot, 15-3/4" long
Hee hee, I was going to say 15" L-shaped. Ok, I'll go with 15-1/4" L-shaped Smile

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Post  moosedroppings on 7/26/2010, 9:55 am

Whoo Hoo today's the unveiling...can't wait!

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Post  camprn on 7/26/2010, 11:15 am

I am withdrawing my guess of 13" because Chopper chose that length, (sorry I was not paying attention) revising my guess to 11.25"

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Post  Josh on 7/26/2010, 4:54 pm

Boffer!




It was 9 1/2 inches!



And 6 1/2 inches around


Video of me pulling it up!





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Post  camprn on 7/26/2010, 4:56 pm

WOW!

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Post  moosedroppings on 7/26/2010, 5:40 pm

great job Josh!

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