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'Purple Rain' Carrots
Sub-Category: Specialty/Other
Description: Hybrid specialty carrot. Plants with strong tops produce 7- to 8-inch, dark purple, tapered roots with white cores or purple cores with white rings. (Some will have orange cores or rings.)
Days To Maturity: 73
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Reviewed on 05/22/2009 by farmerdill - An experienced gardener

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Richmond, Georgia, United States
Frost Free Season: 183 - 203 days
Soil Texture: Sand
Garden Size: Large - More than 1,600 square feet (40' x 40')
Sun Exposure: More than 8 hours per day

Purple Rain grows vigorously here. A good carrot but best for its novelty effect. This one is a purple carrot, not an orange carrot with a purple skin like Purple Haze.
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