Carrot, St. Valery aka James Scarlet (100% Heirloom/Non-Hybrid/Non-GMO)
Old French variety that produces extremely sweet and delicious carrots up to 12” in length. Tender, sweet, and smooth roots. Also known as the “James Scarlet”.
Day to Maturity | 70 day
Carrot Seeds | Carrots are an annual cool-season crop, half-hardy to frost and light freezes. Sow seeds evenly in a very shallow furrow, about 1/4 inch deep, and keep seeds moist so they will germinate.
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Carrot gets its characteristic and bright orange colour from β-carotene, which is metabolised into vitamin A in humans when bile salts are present in the intestines. Carrots are also rich in dietary fibre, antioxidants, and minerals.