Summary:Developed in Danvers, Massachusetts in the late 1800s. Leading main crop variety for home and market, stores well. Bright orange flesh is nearly coreless, sweet, and tender. Uniform roots up to 8" long. High yields in clay or heavy soils. 65-87 days (Photo & description courtesy of Seed Savers Exchange) 65-87 days to harvest. Plant seeds 1/4 inch deep, 1/2 inch apart and space rows 16-24 inches apart. Thin seedlings 2-4 inches apart. Seed harvesting: advanced.