The tapered roots of Atomic Red are bright red, and the color only gets richer when this vegetable is cooked! This variety of non-GMO carrots is high in lycopene, which has many health benefits for humans. This is a delicious carrot that matures in approximately 70 days.
The first mention of red, white, and purple carrots can be found in the records of both Afghanistan and Egypt. Yellow carrots, on the other hand, date back to Turkish records from the 900s. Carrots fulfilled medicinal purposes for thousands of years, being used for maladies as diverse as indigestion and cancer. After World War I, carrots became extremely popular in the United States, and are now produced commercially mostly in Texas, Michigan, and California.