Carrot Varieties to Try in Your Containers

Long and tapering varieties will need a deep container, while short, stumpy types are fine in shallow pots.
From: DK Books - Grow Plants in Pots

©2011, Dorling Kindersley Limited

©2011, Dorling Kindersley Limited

©2011, Dorling Kindersley Limited

©2011, Dorling Kindersley Limited

©2011, Dorling Kindersley Limited

©2011, Dorling Kindersley Limited

©2011, Dorling Kindersley Limited

©2011, Dorling Kindersley Limited

'Carson'

'Carson' is a tapering carrot with a sweet taste and a crunchy texture. The crops also store well.

'Chantenay Red Cored 2'

'Chantenay Red Cored 2' is a delicious sweet-tasting carrot. The stump-shaped roots are a deep orange color.

'Infinity' Carrots

The 'Infinity' variety has long, slender roots that are very sweet and crunchy. They take about three months to mature.

'Amsterdam Forcing 3'

Delicious raw, the 'Amsterdam Forcing 3' is an old and popular variety with bright orange, sweet-flavored roots.

'Autumn King 2'

'Autumn King 2' produces tasty, red-cored roots that have good resistance to splitting. These large carrots need a deep container.

'Volcano'

'Volcano' is a very tasty carrot that is frost-resistant with long, slender, orange roots.

'Parmex'

'Parmex' is a quick-maturing, round-rooted carrot with a great taste. Roots can be eaten whole.

'Bangor'

This maincrop variety boasts tasty, smooth, cylindrical roots. As a larger variety, the 'Bangor' needs a deep container.