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Atomic Red - #439U
(OP) HEIRLOOM. 75 days. Long, tapered 8-11”L. Lycopene, a cancer preventing antioxidant, gives it the striking color! Cooking deepens the color and flavor. Best steamed, cooked in soups or stews or roasted. Fresh Markets, Home Gardens, Juicing. About 368,000 seeds/lb; 23,000 seeds/oz
Companions: Bean, lettuce, onion, pea, pepper, radish, tomato.
Allies: Chives improve growth and flavor. Rosemary and sage deter carrot fly.
Enemy: Dill retards growth.
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