Growing Carrots: Carrot Varieties, Soil Conditions and Harvest Times

Growing carrots is enjoyable and each carrot variety packs a nutritious, flavorful punch.

Like the lycopene compounds in ‘Nutri-Red’ and other red carrots, the anthocyanin pigments in ‘Dragon,’‘Purple Haze’ and other purple carrots do double duty as antioxidants, which help prevent cancer and slow the effects of aging. ‘BetaSweet’ Carrots are pictured here.