Carrot Seeds Assortment Kit ~18,400 Seeds
Explore the vibrant and diverse world of carrots with Todd's Seeds Carrot Seeds Assortment Kit. This extensive collection includes approximately 18,400 seeds, featuring a wide range of carrot varieties, each with its unique flavor, color, and texture. From the classic orange carrots to more exotic purple, red, and yellow varieties, this assortment is perfect for gardeners who love variety and are eager to experiment with different types of this popular root vegetable.
- **Diverse Varieties:** Includes a mix of traditional and specialty carrots, offering a range of flavors and colors.
- **Generous Quantity:** Approximately 18,400 seeds, ensuring a plentiful and varied harvest.
- **High-Quality Seeds:** Carefully selected for high germination rates and robust growth.
- **Sowing Time:** Ideal for direct sowing in spring after the last frost, or in late summer for a fall harvest.
- **Soil Requirements:** Prefers well-drained, sandy or loamy soil with a pH of 6.0-7.0.
- **Planting Depth:** Sow seeds ¼ inch deep.
- **Spacing:** Space seeds 1-2 inches apart, in rows 12-18 inches apart.
- **Germination:** Expect germination within 10-21 days at temperatures between 55-75°F.
**Growth and Care**
- **Watering:** Keep soil consistently moist, especially during germination and root formation.
- **Sunlight:** Full sun is best for optimal growth.
- **Fertilizing:** Light application of a balanced fertilizer can be beneficial.
- **Harvesting:** Harvest carrots when they reach desired size and color, typically 50-80 days after planting.
This assortment of carrots offers a range of nutritional benefits:
- **Rich in Vitamins and Minerals:** High in vitamins A, K, and C, and a good source of fiber and potassium.
- **Antioxidant Properties:** Different varieties provide a spectrum of antioxidants, particularly beta-carotene.
- **Eye Health:** Vitamin A and lutein in carrots are known to support eye health.
- **Low in Calories:** A healthy addition to any diet, especially for those focusing on weight management.
The carrot varieties in this kit are suited for various culinary uses:
- **Raw Snacking and Salads:** Crisp and flavorful, perfect for fresh eating.
- **Cooking:** Ideal for roasting, boiling, steaming, and adding to soups and stews.
- **Juicing:** Excellent for making nutritious, colorful juices.
**Recipe Idea: Rainbow Carrot Salad**
Celebrate the variety of colors and flavors in this simple yet delightful salad.
- A mix of different colored carrots from the assortment, peeled and thinly sliced
- Olive oil, lemon juice, and honey for dressing
- Salt and pepper, to taste
- Fresh herbs like parsley or mint, for garnish
1. In a bowl, combine thinly sliced carrots.
2. Whisk together olive oil, lemon juice, honey, salt, and pepper to create a dressing.
3. Pour the dressing over the carrots and toss to coat.
4. Garnish with fresh herbs and serve as a vibrant and healthy side dish.
The Carrot Seeds Assortment Kit from Todd's Seeds is an excellent choice for gardeners and chefs looking to explore the delightful variety that carrots have to offer, both in the garden and in the kitchen.
YOU WILL RECEIVE THE FOLLOWING PACKS:
Rainbow Carnival Blend 1g packet
Tendersweet 5g packet
Scarlet Nantes 5g packet
Little Finger 2g packet
Imperator 58 5g packet
Chantenay Red Cored 5g packet