Atomic Red’ is a crisp, sweet imperator-type root. When you steam, roast, or stir-fry it, the contrast between the brilliant, deep red outer layer and orange core intensifies. Grow successive crops every 3 weeks to ensure continuous harvests as this colorful carrot is sure to be in high demand once it is seen and tasted. A frost-tolerant biennial that is usually grown as an annual. Roots grow up to 8″-10″ long at their maturity. Botanical Interests’® Atomic Red Carrot Seeds have been verified by The Non-GMO Project.
This packet sows up to 29 feet.
70-75 days to maturity.
Outdoors: Sow 2-4 weeks before your average last frost date, and when soil temperature is at least 45°F, ideally 60°–85°F. For Successive Sowings: Sow every 3 weeks until 10-12 weeks before your average first fall frost date. In very warm climates, carrots are grown primarily in fall, winter, and spring.
Indoors: Not recommended, as root disturbance stunts growth.