Carrot, Dragon

Daucus carota
$2.99 to $30.75
SKU: 1190
  • Violet red skin
  • Yellow-orange interior
  • Exceptionally sweet, almost spicy
  • 90 days
  • ±24,500 seeds/oz

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Carrot, Dragon Description

The most refined purple carrot available; bred by SSE member John Navazio. Sure to be the best selling carrot at specialty and farmers’ markets. Beautiful red-purple exterior provides an amazing contrast with the yellow-orange interior when sliced. Sweet, almost spicy flavor. 90 days. ±24,500 seeds/oz.

Learn to Grow it

This crop can be direct seeded into warm soil after the last spring frost. If you sow a section or row every two or three weeks, you can get a continuous crop.

These seeds can be broadcast evenly in sections of the garden or planted in rows and thinned to 2-3 inches apart. Plant your seeds 1/8-1/4 in. deep.

Keep the soil around these plants moist until the seed has germinated and weed free throughout the growing season. Mulching the soil around the plants will help keep the roots cool.

Mulching the soil around this crop can help protect the plant and keep roots cool and moist. In frost-free zones, this crop can be grow throughout the fall and winter.