Different Types Of Carrot Seeds:

Carrot seeds are used to grow carrots. Along with orange color, carrots are available in red, purple, yellow and white colors in your local gardening stores, nurseries and online stores.

Usually orange carrot seeds are mostly available in markets when compared to other type of carrot seeds.

Types Of Carrot Seeds:

Carrot seeds are categorized into two types. They are:

  • Hybrid Seeds
  • Non Hybrid Seeds.

Hybrid Seeds:

Companies will pollinate two varieties of carrots with different qualities to create new variety of carrot resulting both the characteristics.

Use certified hybrid seeds because uncertified hybrid seeds may not grow with the qualities of parent or may not grow at all.

Hybrid seeds performs well in containers but you won’t get any seeds from it.

Non-Hybrid Seeds:

Non-Hybrid carrot seeds arrives by natural pollination.

Plants grown from non-hybrid carrot seeds resembles the parent plant.

The carrots grown from these seeds are delicious and are usually large.

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Some Of The Carrot Seed Varieties Are:

Different types of carrots
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Red Cored Chantenay Carrot

Color Of Carrot: Golden Orange

Flavor: Sweet

Length Of The Harvested Carrot: 5 1/2 inch

Maturity Period: 60-70 days

Sunlight Requirement: 6-8 hours

Nantes Carrot

Color Of Carrot: Orange

Flavor: Sweet

Length Of Harvested Carrot: 6-7 inch

Maturity Period: 60-65 days

Sunlight Requirement: 8 hours

Yaya Carrot

Color Of Carrot: Orange

Flavor: Delicious

Length Of Harvested Carrot: 5-6 inch

Maturity Period: 55-60 days

Sunlight Requirements: 8 hours

Napoli Carrot

Color Of Carrot: Orange

Flavor: Luscious

Length Of Harvested Carrot: 7-8 inch

Maturity Period: 52-55 days

Sunlight Requirement: 8 hours

Parisian Carrot

Color Of Carrot: Orange

Flavor: Sweet

Length Of Harvested Carrot: 1-2.5 inch

Maturity Period: 45-50 days

Sunlight Requirement: 6-8 hours

Parmex Carrot

Color Of Carrot: Orange

Flavor: Sweet

Length Of Harvested Carrot: 1.5 – 2 inch

Maturity Period: 75 days

Sunlight Requirement: 8 hours

Little Finger Carrot

Color Of Carrot: Orange

Flavor: Very Sweet

Length Of Harvested Carrot: 4 inch

Maturity Period: 60-70 days

Sunlight Requirement: 8 Hours

Minicor Carrot

Color Of Carrot: Orange

Flavor: Delicious And Dainty

Length Of Harvested Carrot: 3-7 inch

Maturity Period: 50-60 days

Sunlight Requirement: 8 hours

Danvers Carrot

Color Of Carrot: Orange

Flavor: Appetizing

Length Of Harvested Carrot: 8 inch

Maturity Period: 65-70 days

Sunlight Requirement: 8 hours

Imperator Carrot

Color Of Carrot: Orange

Flavor: Savory

Length Of Harvested Carrot: 9-12 inch

Maturity Period: 75-80 days

Sunlight Requirement: 8 hours

Atomic Red Carrot

Color Of Carrot: Red(because of Lycopene, cancer preventing anti oxidant)

Flavor: Delectable

Length Of Harvested Carrot: 8-10 inch

Maturity Period: 70 days

Sunlight Requirement: 8 hours

Rainbow Carrot Mix

Color Of Carrot: Purple, Orange, White, Yellow and Red

Flavor: Sweet

Length Of Harvested Carrot: 4-10 inch

Maturity Period: 65-70 days

Sunlight Requirement: 8 Hours

Purple Dragon Carrot

Color Of Carrot: Purple (Outer Layer), Yellow (Inner Core)

Flavor: Delightful

Length Of Harvested Carrot: 6 inch

Maturity Period: 70 days

Sunlight Requirement: 8 hours

Cosmic Purple Carrot

Color Of Carrot: Purple(Outer Layer), Orange(Inner Core)

Flavor: Very Sweet

Length Of Harvested Carrot: 7-8 inch

Maturity Period: 58 days

Sunlight Requirement: 6-8 hours

Yellow Carrot

Color Of Carrot: Yellow

Flavor: Milder Than Traditional Carrot

Length Of Harvested Carrot: 8-10 inch

Maturity Period: 70-75 days

Sunlight Requirement: 8 Hours

White Carrot

Color of Carrot: White 

Flavor: Sweet And Milder Than Traditional Carrots

Length Of Harvested Carrot: 6-8 inch

Maturity Period: 68 days

Sunlight Requirement: 8 Hours