- Tendersweet carrots are known for their high sugar content, just next to the sugar beet.
70-75 days. Tendersweet carrot Seeds. Daucus carota subsp. sativus. Non-GMO. Heirloom. Aptly named Tendersweet for its tender 9-10" roots and its unmatched sugar content, next to sugar beet, Tendersweet carrot is truly one of the sweetest root vegetables in the garden. A century-old American heirloom, Tendersweet has served as the parent crop to countless of hybrids, boasting the same sweetness, just as delicious raw as when cooked. They are coreless and delicious, perfect for canning, juicing, or eating raw. ~18,000 seeds/oz.