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Cosmic Purple Carrots
Growing Cosmic Purple Carrot
Cosmic Purple Carrot Seeds
Cosmic Purple Carrot Seeds
Cosmic Purple Carrots Growing Cosmic Purple Carrot Cosmic Purple Carrot Seeds Cosmic Purple Carrot Seeds
Cosmic Purple Carrots Growing Cosmic Purple Carrot Cosmic Purple Carrot Seeds Cosmic Purple Carrot Seeds

Cosmic Purple Carrot

150 Seeds

$ 2.99

(Daucus carota)  Open-pollinated variety developed in 2005 produces 7-8" long carrots with vibrant purple outsides and orange centers.  Not as sweet as traditional carrots, but prized for its high levels of anthocyanin, beta carotein, and alpha carotein.  Juice them raw to ensure the maximum preservation of their healthful properties or gently steam to soften, while retaining most of the color.  58 days to harvest.  Approximately 150 seeds per packet.

CULTURE:  Plant seeds outdoors about 3-5 weeks before the last frost.  Prepare bed by tilling and removing any rocks.  Sow seeds in furrows 1/8" deep with rows 12-18" apart.  Keep soil moist until germination has occurred (10-21 days.)  Hint: To keep soil cool and moist during germination, carrot seed can be interplanted with radishes, which are harvested once the carrot seedlings are well established.  Thin seedlings to one every 3-4".  Successive plantings can be made every 2-3 weeks throughout spring and fall.

(Daucus carota)  Open-pollinated variety developed in 2005 produces 7-8" long carrots with vibrant purple outsides and orange centers.  Not as sweet as traditional carrots, but prized for its high levels of anthocyanin, beta carotein, and alpha carotein.  Juice them raw to ensure the maximum preservation of their healthful properties or gently steam to soften, while retaining most of the color.  58 days to harvest.  Approximately 150 seeds per packet.

CULTURE:  Plant seeds outdoors about 3-5 weeks before the last frost.  Prepare bed by tilling and removing any rocks.  Sow seeds in furrows 1/8" deep with rows 12-18" apart.  Keep soil moist until germination has occurred (10-21 days.)  Hint: To keep soil cool and moist during germination, carrot seed can be interplanted with radishes, which are harvested once the carrot seedlings are well established.  Thin seedlings to one every 3-4".  Successive plantings can be made every 2-3 weeks throughout spring and fall.

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love the purple carrots!
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attracted swallowtail caterpillars

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