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Root Vegetables: Carrots, Beets, Parsnips

With dozens of root vegetable varieties to choose from, the right selection can mean the difference between success and disappointment, so use this guide to determine what carrots, beets and parsnips will suit you best.

Excerpted from Simple Steps: Vegetable Gardening

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Infinity Carrot has Elegant Slender Root
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Carrot <em>'Infinity&rsquo;</em> F1

This late maincrop carrot has an elegant, slender root that is delicious raw or cooked. The sweet carrots are deep orange right to their core and keep well in the soil into fall or can be lifted and stored successfully.

Sow: Early spring to midsummer
Harvest: Late summer to late fall
Soil Preference: Well-drained soil
Sun or Shade: Full sun

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