If you don't like eating tomatoes but have heard of the health benefits of adding Lycopene into your diet, 'Atomic Red' carrots will be good news for you. 'Atomic Red' carrots are high in Lycopene, the pigment that gives them their red color. The color gets more intense when cooked.
Red colored carrots originated in India, China, and Japan in the 1700s. 'Atomic Red' carrots are tapered in shape reaching about nine inches in length.