Carrots

Carrots

(Daucus carota) 800 seeds per packet. Carrots are originally from central Asia and they come in so many colors besides orange—purple and red types are actually the original ones! The tiny seed must be sown very shallow; to avoid drying out, especially when sown in hot weather, shade the seed bed or row with boards, paper, or something to exclude the hot sun and hold in moisture. Long-rooted types need a deep, mellow soil; in heavier soils, grow half-long or round types. Most of our varieties of heirloom carrots mature around 65-70 days from sowing. Early sowings can be made 2-3 weeks before spring’s last frost date. The tiny carrot seeds should be surface-sown and not covered, or covered only minimally, and kept uniformly moist until seedlings are strong. May be sown throughout spring and summer at 2-3 week intervals, until about a month before first frost in autumn. Deep, mellow, well-worked soil suits long types; half-longs and round types are better bets in heavier soils. Do try growing carrots—they are easy and rewarding!

 
 
amarillo carrot

Amarillo Carrot CR114

75 days. Lovely, lemon-yellow roots have sweet, bright yellow flesh. Good... Read More
         
 
 
$3.00
 
atomic red carrot

Atomic Red Carrot CR109

75 days. Brilliant red carrots are so healthful and unique-looking, sure... Read More
         
 
 
$3.00
 
Cabbage-Auberuilliers

Aubervilliers Cabbage CB117

70 days. Gorgeously crinkled, savoy-type leaves are produced within dense... Read More
         
 
 
$2.25
 
berlicum carrot

Berlicum 2 Carrot CR117

Beautiful 8”, good-sized roots are extra-smooth, long and blunt-ended.... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
chantenay red core carrot

Chantenay Red Core Carrot CR111

75 days. One of the sweetest, this variety was introduced in 1929 and is... Read More
         
 
 
$2.00
 
cosmic purple carrot

Cosmic Purple Carrot CR112

This one is causing excitement at farmers’ markets. Carrots have bright... Read More
         
 
 
$3.00
 
danvers 126 carrot

Danvers 126 Half Long Carrot CR102

70 days. The original Danvers Half Long dates back to the 1870s. This strain... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
Dara Carrot

Dara Flowering Carrot FL134

Queen Anne’s Lace is the familiar wild form of carrot, and the white-flowered... Read More
         
 
 
$3.00
 
Jaune Obtuse du Doubs Carrot

Jaune Obtuse du Doubs Carrot CR120

A delicious, bright, lemon-yellow carrot that comes from France. Mentioned... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
Koral

Koral CR125

75 days. Cylindrical deep orange roots are 8-9 inches long and very free... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
kuroda long 8' carrot

Kuroda Long 8 Carrot CR107

75 days. Popular variety for Oriental Markets; deep orange, stubby roots... Read More
         
 
 
$2.00
 
Limburgse Gele Van Mollenstaart carrot

Limburgse Gele Van Mollenstaart Carrot JS250

This is a rare old fashioned golden carrot from Belgium. It has several... Read More
         
 
 
$3.50
 
little finger carrot

Little Finger Carrot CR103

55 days. A superb baby-type carrot with deep orange color; developed in... Read More
         
 
 
$2.00
 
Lobbericher carrot

Lobbericher Yellow CR124

80 days. Brilliant yellow roots size up plump and large. An old fodder... Read More
         
 
 
$3.00
 
lunar white carrot

Lunar White Carrot CR113

75 days. Here is a vigorous producer that has creamy white roots that are... Read More
         
 
 
$3.00
 
muscade carrot

Muscade Carrot CR118

A delicious North African carrot that produces blocky, 7” orange roots... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
nantes scarlet carrot

Nantes Scarlet Carrot CR122

65-74 days. Half-long type reaching 6-7 inches in length, about 1 ½ inches... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
oxheart carrot

Oxheart Carrot CR126

90 days. Massive heart-shaped roots to one pound each. Can be a shy seed... Read More
         
 
 
$3.00
 
parisienne carrot

Parisienne Carrot CR115

Small, round carrots that are so popular in France. Tender, orange globes... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
Pusa Asita Black Carrot #1

Pusa Asita Black Carrot JS254

This is the incredible work of Pritam Kalia in India. He has been extremely... Read More
         
 
 
$4.50
 
PusaRudhira

Pusa Rudhira Red Carrot JS242

Pritam Kalia, a world renowned vegetable breeder, created this amazing... Read More
         
 
 
$4.00
 
shin kuroda carrot

Shin Kuroda 5" Carrot CR106

75 days. The baby Japanese variety having short 3”-5” tender carrots with... Read More
         
 
 
$2.00
 
snow white carrot

Snow White Carrot CR119

An attractive creamy-white carrot with a delicious, mild-sweet taste and... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
Spanish Black Carrot

Spanish Black Carrot JS255

This wonderful dark carrot, is one of the old world carrots that are black/brown.... Read More
         
 
 
$4.00
 
 
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