The Cosmic Purple carrot was developed by Dr. Philip Simon and staff at the USDA ARS in Madison, Wisconsin in 2005. This variety has bright purple skin that contrasts beautifully with its yellow-orange flesh.
Carrot, Cosmic Purple
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Cosmic Purple carrot will delight both young and old. This variety has bright purple skin that contrasts beautifully with its yellow-orange flesh. It was developed by Dr. Philip Simon and staff at the USDA ARS in Madison, Wisconsin in 2005.
Toss these subtle, spicy-sweet carrots into any dish for a colorful surprise. A wonderful alternative to everyday carrots. These stunning carrots produce a deep purple that can wow any dinner guest.
Recommended growing requirements: Like most root crops, loose well-drained soil is important. For carrots, porosity is the most important factor in growth.
Growing recommendation: Carrots do not need a lot of space and can be grown in between other crops.
Harvesting and Storage: Carrots can be left in the ground until needed to ensure freshness. Otherwise, harvest carrots by gently uprooting from the ground. Store in a cool area. Can be stored in the refrigerator for weeks.
|Days to Germination:||4-20|
|Days to Maturity:||55+|
|Height at Maturity:||12″|
|Lighting Requirements:||Full Sun|
Package Weight: .5 gram
Approximate seed count per pack: 600 seeds
Sows about a 28″ bed (this takes into account thinning)
|Dimensions||5.00 × 0.10 × 3.00 in|