Carrots Seed


Useful gardening infomation

Carrots require soft, fertile soil to produce roots of the finest quality. It is important that the soil be finely broken up to the full depth of the carrot roots and remain in porous condition until the crop is harvested. May be sown in succession from early spring to mid-summer and again in the fall. Sow in rows 14-16” apart and cover lightly. Firm soil over the seed, especially in dry weather. Thin to 2” apart in the row.

Informative articles found on the web:

How to grow Carrots
Health Benifits of Carrots
Carrot Recipes
How to Sprout a Carrot Plant from a Carrot Tip


Seeds


Carrots
5009 Scarlet Nantes
Originally grown in the Nantes region of France, this variety was popularized in the United States in the mid 1900's and continues to be enjoyed today for its tasty and quick maturing roots.
One of the most famous and classic heirloom carrots, the Scarlet Nantes produces medium, slender, orange-skinned carrots with the typical rich carrot flavor and a hint of red glow. The roots grow to 6-7" and taper towards the tip, with minimal cores. This type is known to keep well and has a good moisture content, making it a favorite choice for juicing.

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4BUR18 Burpee's Short n Sweet ( From Burpee Seed Co. )
Bred especially for heavy or poor soil.
Easy to grow and full of vitamins. Ready to harvest in about 68 days. Rich, sweet flavored, 4" roots are bright orange to the center. Can also be grown in a large container.
  2g pack $3.19
BM75 Cosmic Purple
Wow - a purple carrot, orange inside, tapered 7", very sweet, these have extra healthy anti-oxidants, 60 days.
  75mg Package $1.95
4BUR16 Burpee's A#1 ( From Burpee Seed Co. )
Super-carrot has landed!
Easy to grow and full of vitamins. Ready to harvest in approximately 70 days. It's got more flavor and sugar than other carrots, plus twice the vitamin A. It's super-sized too- 10-12" long yet still tender and juicy. Taste how good a carrot can be! Burpee Exclusive.
  1.5g pack $3.19
NB23 Purple Haze F1 Hybrid
70 days Interesting novelty purple carrot has smooth roots averaging 10-12 in/25-30 cm, bright orange centre and very sweet flavor. Upright tops average 14-16 in/36-42 cm in height. Cooking dissolves the purple color. All America Selections Winner.
  50mg package ( 25+ seeds ) $1.75
3425 Rainbow Mix
Mix of every imaginable carrot color, purple, red, white, even some orange, 65 days.
  75mg package ( 40-50 seeds ) $1.95
W167 Parisian
French novelty, short and round, for any soil, ideal in patio pot, eat raw or steamed, 60 days.
  .250mg package ( about 200 seeds ) $1.95