atomic red

128 – Atomic Red

$3.00

Certified Biodynamic and Organic

Brilliant red carrot with very fine flavor. We are happy to be able to offer this red addition to our carrot selections–grow with rodelika and yellowstone for beautiful market bunches.

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Product Description

DAYS TO HARVEST
72

SOWING
Sow .5-1″ apart just under the soil surface. Keep soil consistently moist until germination.

LIGHT PREFERENCE
Full Sun

SOIL REQUIREMENTS
Sandy to medium clay/loam

PLANT HEIGHT
Greens can be ~8″

PLANT SPACING
Around 35 days, thin carrots to about every 2″ harvesting baby carrots and greens in between.

HARDINESS ZONES
Greens will die with frost, however, roots will remain intact in the soil and can even sweeten until a hard frost (28-30 degrees).

HARVEST
Harvest atomic reds ~70 days from planting. You can pull a carrot or two to check if they are at the desirable size. Often, carrots will push their “shoulders” up out of the soil when they are ready for harvest.

COMPANION PLANTING

Grows well with peas, beans, chicory, endive, and lettuce or chives, onions, or leeks. Rosemary, sage, and lemon balm may help keep carrot flies at bay.

USES & COOKING SUGGESTIONS

Additional Information

Size

S ~ 750 seeds

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