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How to Grow Atomic Red Carrots From Seeds

Updated: Jun 30, 2020

The quick and convenient step by step guide to growing your carrots plants from seeds!

The bright red roots of the atomic red are eye-catching! The red color only gets deeper when the atomic red carrot is cooked! This variety of non-GMO carrots is high in lycopene, which has many health benefits for humans. The atomic red carrot is a delicious carrot that matures in approximately 70 days.

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How to Grow Atomic Red Carrots From Seed

# 1 | Prepare your soil 3-weeks before the last expected spring frost or when the soil temperature reaches 45 degrees F.

# 2 | Because atomic red carrots grow long and slender they appreciate deeply worked, loose soil. Deeply worked soil will help your atomic red carrots reach their full length. Build up a raised mound in a row about 8" wide; sow your carrot seeds on it, and cover them with 1/4" very loose soil.

# 3 | Keep the soil moist, but do not allow the the area above the seeds to become hard - this may prevent the seeds from germinating. In cooler climates you can sow more seeds every 3-6 weeks for a continuous crop.

#4 | Seedlings should emerge in 10-17 days.

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