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Atomic Red Carrot
Atomic Red Carrot
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  • Open Pollinated. 75-85 days.
  • Exceptional carrot, red through and through. Tapered roots 8" by 1 1/2".
  • High lycopene content (a believed cancer preventative) which is most available when cooked. 
  • Attractive rich red color when roasted.

Planting Directions: Direct sow in early spring to midsummer when soil temperature is between  45˚ to 85˚. Plant seeds 1/4” deep as sparingly as possible spacing rows 6-8” apart. Thin to at least 2” between plants. Prepare the soil in spring by working in a generous amount of well rotted compost. If compost is not available, plant in loose, rich soil that has been amended with a general garden fertilizer. Rake and smooth the soil  surface before planting. Carrots grow best when soil temperature are 60˚ to   70˚. Add a layer of mulch around the plants to help keep soil cool. For highest yields sow carrots in a bed and thin 2-3” apart. 

 

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