Rainbow Carrot Mix - seven fancy heirlooms, 350 seeds, spring garden, fun for kids, non GMO, crazy colors
A fun mix of colored carrots to brighten your table and entertain your kids. Varieties are listed below. Surface sow them onto rich compost and keep moist. Carrots grow best under cool conditions. They mature in 70 days but you'll probably eat them all first. *RED CORE CHANTENAY: Crisp and sweet. Flesh is reddish orange *SCARLET NANTES-Fine-grained flesh with a very fine flavor. *KYOTO RED - Sweet crimson Japanese heirloom *SNOW WHITE- Pale and slender. The original heirloom. *SOLAR…
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