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
Pairs Well With:
Peas, potatoes, kale, swiss chard, onion, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, walnuts, beef
% 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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