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Atomic Red Carrot Seed Organic-Carrot-Heirloom Seed Supply

Atomic Red Carrot Seed Organic

Regular price $3.75 $2.00 Sale

Our Atomic Red Carrot seed are a certified organic heirloom. (75 days). Full of cancer-fighting Lycopene, these carrots look as good as they taste! Very nutritious and made for cooking.

Their long, tapered roots reach 8 to 11 inches long. When you dig them up, they are a dull shade of pink. When you cook them they turn a brilliant scarlet color, improving not only in appearance but also in flavor. 600+ seed per pack plants out a 12 square foot area.

Carrot Culture: Very hardy. Early carrots can be sown by late April in the north, earlier in the south as soil temperatures warm to optimal germination temps. Can take up to 3 weeks to germinate; keep rows from drying out for faster emergence. Sow carrots for winter storage in mid-late June. Thinning is critical: At 3" high thin to ½" apart, at 6" thin again to 1" apart. Minimal germination temperature 40°, optimal range 60–85°, optimal temperature 80°. Emergence takes  6 days at 77°.

 Maintaining a good crop rotation and thinning is the best preventive against disease.