The carrot is a hearty, cool-season root vegetable. Carrots have a crisp texture and are extremely high in beta-carotene, a substance converted into vitamin A by the human body, which may prevent lung cancer, stroke, and heart disease. Beta-carotene also gives orange carrots their bright orange color.



Planting Instructions/Basic Care Information:

Spring: SEEDS: Plant outdoors 3-4 weeks before last frost date; continue plantings every 3-4 weeks to stagger harvest throughout growing season.

Fall: SEEDS: In warmer climates, plant outdoors 13 weeks before first frost date. Protect from heat.

Preferred Growing Climate: Sunny

Planting Depth: ??

Plant Spacing: ??

Days to Germinate: 10-17 days

Days to Harvest: 60-100 days

In Season:

Year-round (January-December)

Pairs Well With:

Peas, potatoes, kale, swiss chard, onion, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, walnuts, beef

Nutrition Facts:

Amount Per

100 grams

Calories 41

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0.2 g?? 0%

Saturated fat 0 g?? 0%

Polyunsaturated fat 0.1 g

Monounsaturated fat 0 g

Trans fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg?? 0%

Sodium 69 mg?? 2%

Potassium 320 mg?? 9%

Total Carbohydrate 10 g?? 3%

Dietary fiber 2.8 g?? 11%

Sugar 4.7 g

Protein 0.9 g?? 1%

Vitamin A?? 334% Vitamin C?? 9%

Calcium?? 3%????? Iron?? 1%

Vitamin D?? 0%????? Vitamin B-6?? 5%

Vitamin B-12?? 0%????? Magnesium?? 3%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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