|Posted by Marilyn (Kentucky - Zone 6a) on May 22, 2013 9:04 PM
"Most carrot cultivars are about 88% water, 7% sugar, 1% protein, 1% fibre, 1% ash, and 0.2% fat. The fibre comprises mostly cellulose, with smaller proportions of hemicellulose and lignin. Carrots contain almost no starch. Free sugars in carrot include sucrose, glucose, xylose and fructose. Nitrite and nitrate contents are about 40 and 0.41 milligrams per 100 grams (fresh), respectively. Most of the taste of the vegetable is due to glutamic acid and other free amino acids. Other acids present in trace amounts include succinic acid, α-ketoglutaric acid, lactic acid and glycolic acid; the major phenolic acid is caffeic acid.
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|dragonfetti||On January 30, 2015||Obtained plant
Still growing even though we have has many nights of around 30 degrees or so.
|dragonfetti||On October 29, 2014||Plant emerged
Many seedlings are up.
|dragonfetti||On October 15, 2014||Seeds sown
Planted by gluing to TP with flour paste.
|dragonfetti||On September 30, 2014||Obtained plant
Park seeds, "Tendersnax".
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|lovesblooms||On March 1, 2020||Seeds sown
labeled purple; direct; seed mats
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labeled "red carrot"
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|AylaCornelius||On January 25, 2020||Seeds sown|
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