Carrots
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Why Do Carrot Seeds Look Different Than In 80’s?

Zone 95648 | Desiree_grant added on March 21, 2020 | Answered

I used to garden until I moved into a condo. I’m in a house again and seeds look more like candy than seeds. What’s up?

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BushDoctor
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Answered on March 23, 2020

They are likely coated with nutrients, or fungicide to make them germinate better.

This is common practice with modern seeds. You can still find uncoated seeds, though.

This article will offer more information on growing carrots: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/carrot/how-to-grow-carrots.htm

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