Cosmic Purple Carrot - Daucus carota
An amazing colored carrot, cosmic purple on the outside and brilliant orange on the inside. A delicious sweet and spicy flavor that kids of all ages will love! This one is a favorite of ours!
Varieties of heirloom carrots have been in existence for over 750 years, and were initially grown in Afghanistan, the Mediterranean, and The Netherlands.
- Biennial: For seed saving
- Sun: Partial- Full
- Direct Sow: 25 days before last frost
- Seed Count: 300
- Days to Maturity: 60-100
- Plant Size: 9"-12"
Keep soil moist while seeds are germinating. Wet soil before planting. Mix seeds with dry coffee grounds for better seed distribution. Apply mulch once established. Prefers cool, moist soil. Plant every 3 weeks for successive harvest.
Should be directly seeded directly into the soil. They do not want their roots disrupted and want to be able to send them down as soon as they are planted.