Deciphering a Seed Packet or Seed Catalog

Look at a seed packet or seed catalog and you're likely to see unfamiliar codes and abbreviations. Here is what they mean.

143 seed packet - burpee carrot
Once you know the lingo, a seed packet or seed catalog conveys a wealth of information about hybrid types, growing season, and disease resistence.
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