Carrot, Atomic Red


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Atomic Red carrots are a fun and tasty twist on the classic vegetable. Their bright red color adds a pop to any dish, while their crispy and sweet flavor delights the taste buds. Perfect for adding a splash of color and flavor to your meals!

How to Grow Atomic Red Carrots

  • Latin Name: Daucus carota subsp. Sativus
  • Annual
  • Days to Maturity: 68
  • Hardiness Zone: 3-9
  • Soil: loose, moist, well-drained
  • Temperature: Warmer
  • Light Preference: Full sun 
  • Planting:
    • Depth: ¼"
    • Plant Space: 2"
    • Row Spacing: 1'
  • Pests/disease: Carrot Fly; Root Maggot; Weviles
  • Seed Count:
    • 1 oz- Approximately 18,000 Seeds
    • 4 oz- Approximately 72,000 Seeds
    • 1 lb- Approximately 288,000 Seeds

Carrots will grow according to the amount of space they are given. More space equals larger carrots. In addition to plenty of space, carrots need loose, moist soil in order to grow properly and reach their full potential. Due to the carrots tendency to cross pollinate easily with wild carrot varieties as well as your other garden varieties, you must be sure to separate the individual carrot varieties from one another. Onions and herbs are great companions to carrots as they repel pests such as the Carrot Fly and Root Maggot.