Carrots

Carrots

Urban Farmer trials numerous carrot seed varieties each year for different flavors, colors, storage and maturities. We select carrots that grow well for home gardeners as well as market growers. We offer a rainbow of carrot colors including oranges, reds, yellows, purples and whites.

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The Lunar White is a rare white carrot with high yields! This is a very productive carrot with creamy white roots. The Lunar White has a mild, but delicious flavor with small core.

A versatile carrots with long storage life once harvested. A perfect carrot for homesteaders and farmer's markets. Neptune carrot seeds produce large, handsome, medium-orange roots grow 8-10" long, with outstanding flavor and crisp, crunchy texture.

Juicy and flavorful. Beautiful 8" roots that resist greening and are smooth with a nice orange color throughout. True carrot flavor and a crunchy, juicy texture. Less susceptible to fungal attacks as the foliage grows very upright. An overall great carrot ideal for both home and market gardens.

The Bambino carrot is a super sweet baby gourmet carrot. The color develops quickly and can pull early. This carrot produces 4 in. cylindrical blunt roots, very small core, smooth skin, a deep orange color and small dwarf tops. The Bambino was developed for canning & pickling whole and must be harvested early.

The Dragon carrot is a refined purple carrot that is perfect for home gardeners and market growers! The reddish purple color on the outside contrasts with the bright orange interior when peeled or sliced. The Dragon has a delicious sweet, slightly spicy, carrot flavor that is delicious roasted or in soups and stews.

Triton F1 is well known for its superb taste and texture. This carrot has strong tops that are erect and dark green in color. Its roots are nine to ten inches long and .5-1 inch in diameter. This carrot is medium-orange and quite cylindrical in shape with a semi-blunt tip.

The Imperator 58 is a Danver carrot that is a garden staple! This carrot variety grows to 9" long and 1 1/2" wide. It has a very sweet and tender flavor. This carrot has smooth, large, fine-grained, long, tapered roots. Imperator 58 carrot performs best in loose, friable soils.

The Solar Yellow Carrot has a refreshingly sweet flavor that is crisp while still being juicy, making it out of this world! This variety is the perfect choice for juicing, blending into soups or sauces. This golden carrot has 6-7 inches tapered roots.

Purple Sun produces Uniform roots with smooth shoulders. Dark purple carrots that grow up to 10" in length. A great production carrot for fields, bunching and mechanical harvest.

The Chantenay Red Core is a shorter, stump-shaped carrot that is broad at the top, but tapers into a stump root. It is a great choice to grow in average garden soil. This carrot variety stores well and can be used in all stages. Heavy yielding. Selected for its bright orange color and fine flavor.

The Culinary Blend contains a tasty mix of yellow, white, and orange carrots. Each variety is suited for both baby root production and cooking. This blend is excellent roasted in the oven. All three varieties are prized for flavor and color.

Thumbelina carrots are tender and sweet with no need to peel! It is the perfect bit size for fresh eating, stews and salads. Thumbelina's small size makes it a great choice for heavy or shallow soils or containers. No wonder it is an All-America Selections Winner from 1992!

Ingot (F1) is a long Nantes hybrid with both high color and flavor. It received highest marks for its “sweet flavor and texture” in a taste test. Ingot is an ideal choice for home garden and specialty. Produces high carotene levels of 120 – 170 ppm which lead to deep exterior orange color.

The Oxheart Carrot is a small variety weighing just only 1 pound and is named for its unique short shape resembling a heart. This carrot might be tiny, but its crisp, sweet flavor is mighty making it the perfect juicing carrot! This variety is very adaptable and thrives in either heavy or shallow soils. Oxheart will store very well and can be frozen to add to soups and strews!

Bengala is a late maturing type of carrot. This variety has tall tops, healthy foliage, good taste, and long storability.

The Fancy Nantes carrot gets its name for its very smooth skin and fancy cylindrical shape. These carrots can grow up to 8" long with a very sweet and crisp flesh. For smaller, "fancier" look and great flavor try harvesting at 45-50 days when 4" long! They can store for months and also do great being left in the ground over winter.

Little Finger carrot is a baby gourmet Nantes type that develops color quickly for early pulling. The most popular variety of baby carrots. Tender, sweet miniature carrots are ideal for eating fresh, canning or pickling. Organic seed available.

Atomic Red carrots are rich in vitamins and minerals! Bright red root, tapered 1.5 x 11" long, super healthy high lycopene, crispy, intense color even when cooked. Atomic Red carrots are very healthy and unique-looking. The bright red is sure to add color to your garden. Atomic Red is especially high in the anti-oxidant lycopene, which is also found in tomatoes.