Growing carrots is a blast with this nutritious, high lycopene carrot that intensifies in color and sweetness after cooking!
Atomic Red' is an 8"-10" long, crisp, sweet imperator-type root. When you steam, roast, or stir-fry it, the contrast between the brilliant, deep red outer layer and orange core intensifies. Grow successive crops every 3 weeks to ensure continuous harvests as this colorful carrot is sure to be in high demand once it is seen and tasted.
Variety InfoTapered roots that are medium coral-red with an orange core. Outer color deepens to dark red after cooking. 'Atomic Red' is an imperator type carrot.
Not recommended; root disturbance stunts growth.
RECOMMENDED. 2 to 4 weeks before your average last frost date, and when soil temperature is at least 45°F, ideally 60°–85°F. Successive Sowings: Every 3 weeks until 10 to 12 weeks before your average first fall frost date. In very warm climates, carrots are grown primarily in fall, winter, and spring.