Try Heirloom Seeds for Cultivated Carrots

Wild carrots didn’t have as much carotene as today’s orange carrots; heirloom seeds produce white, yellow and purple varieties.

Landrace varieties of carrots, found in Afghanistan, are usually red, yellow and purple. The typical orange carrot was a mutation, allowing the accumulation of more carotene in the veggie.
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