PlantsCarrots→Carrot (Daucus carota subsp. sativus 'Purple 68')

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Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Plant Height: 8-12 inches
Underground structures: Taproot
Uses: Vegetable

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Posted by farmerdill (Augusta Georgia - Zone 8a) on Jun 12, 2014 6:27 AM

Dark purple, Imperator cello-shaped roots, firm texture, and a mild, sweet flavor. A full purple carrot. It does defy convention. When spring planted, it bolts with increasing daylight. First carrot I have grown that seeds within 5 months of planting. I will try as a fall planting for winter harvest. January 2015. Very productive as a fall planting. Taste is not that great.

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