Choosing Carrot Varieties

Good Source of Info On Carrot Varieties
For excellent info on the best carrot varieties by state go to the vegetable variety data collection project at Cornell University - We urge you to join this valuable site and contribute your own ratings of varieties.

Some Popular Carrot Varieties

PLUS PACK - 8000+ Seeds-Carrot Danvers Half Long-Veggie

by Hirt's

Carrot - Danvers Half Long! Very sweet and tender. Provides that wonderful "garden fresh" taste. Approximately 7 inches long. May be planted about every 2 weeks. Partial shade to full sun.

‘Long Imperator 58:’ Long, thin, tapering roots are firm, crisp, bright orange, and sweet. This type needs a light, deep soil so it can grow straight and even. A 1.8-gram packet of seed plants about 40 feet of row. The plants take about 77 days to mature after the seeds sprout.


Red Core Chantenay Carrot Seeds By Seed Needs

by Seed Needs

  • Days to Germination: 8 - 12
  • Days to Harvest: 70
  • Planting Depth: 0.25 - 0.5 Inch
  • Plant Spacing: 3 Inches
  • Spacing Rows: 15 Inches
  • Preserve By: Storage & Canning

Sweet flavored, crisp, and free of fiber, the roots range from 5 to 6 in. long. Orange-red roots are coreless, have semi-blunt ends and narrow shoulders. Requires a loose soil, deeply worked with organic matter to achieve its full potential. This variety, originally introduced in France in the 1830s, stump rooted, five to 5? inch long, tender, sweet, and bright orange roots. - For a tasty, nutritious snack, it's hard to beat carrots. Carrots are rich in vitamin A, needed for healthy eyes, skin and immune system. Plus, carrots are loaded with beta-carotene, which helps reduce the risk of cancer. This variety holds the color during cooking. This variety is great for home vegetable gardens. Slender varieties are excellent for eating fresh. For continuous crops, seed every 2 weeks early spring through midsummer. - Rich color and sweet, crunchy thick flesh make this an ideal home garden carrot. About 5 1/2 inches long when mature. Performs well in heavy soils. One of nature's best sources of vitamin A. This packet will plant approximately a 33 foot row.

Carrot Scarlet Nantes Certified Organic Heirloom Seeds 300 Seeds

by Botanical Interests

  • This is probably the carrot your grandparents grew.
  • It is a true bright orange growing 6 to 7 inches long.
  • Has a crisp clean carrot flavor and practically no core.
  • Enough seeds for one 12 foot row.
  • Always direct sow Carrots.

 Grows well in most soils. Delicious, sweet, flavorful, the cylindrical roots get 6 to 8 inches long. Pull when they are smaller if you wish for a tasty, crunchy, sweet snack. A 1.8-gram packet plants about 35 feet of row. These take about 60 days to mature after the seeds sprout.


Ferry-Morse Seeds 1254 Carrot - Long Imperator #58 2 Gram Packet

by Ferry-morse

  • Cool Weather Crop
  • Guaranteed To Grow
  • 77 Days to Harvest
  • Plant 1/4-inch to 1/2-inch Deep, 15-inchRow Spacing & 2-inch Plant Spacing



Carrot Seeds - Round Baby Carrots - Romeo

by Renee's Garden

  • Plant In: March - August
  • Sun/Shade: Full Sun
  • Days to Germinate: 10 - 20 Days
  • Mature Height: Approx. 60"
  • Net Wt: 1.5 Grams / Seeds Per Pack: Approx. 1500





Try Some Seed Tapes

Seed Tape, Set of 4 Includes three tapes of carrots
by Gardener's Supply Company
Seed Tapes are the perfect, no-waste way to plant where space really counts — in containers, raised beds, or small gardens. Each strip of biodegradable paper is embedded with perfectly spaced seeds; simply unroll into a planting furrow and cover. Planting is precise, there's little or no thinning needed, and the germination rate is outstanding. Seed This set of 4 Seed Tape includes three tapes each of Carrot (Amsterdam Forcing 3), Radish (French Breakfast), Lettuce (Webb's Wonderful) and Beet (Boltardy). Save when you buy this set of 4 seed varieties Seed tapes are a terrific way to plant small gardens and raised beds Also ideal for mid-season succession planting between rows Seeds are evenly spaced and embedded in biodegradable paper tape



Carrot Baby Little Fingers Heirloom Seeds 400 Seeds

by Botanical Interests

  • This is a great container carrot only 3 inches long.
  • Never let carrot plants dry out as this causes cracking.
  • Enough seeds for one 15 foot row.
  • It is very fun vegetable for children to grow
  • Daucus carota var sativa

Reaching only three inches long this carrot will get your children eating their vegetables. Enough seeds for one fifteen foot row. But if you plant every other week you will have a long season of fresh carrots.


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