The beauty of growing carrots is that many planting and harvesting windows keep these nutritious roots on our plates throughout the year. Orange carrots are the most ordinary carrots, but you can try planting yellow, white, crimson, or even purple carrots. Besides the carrot color, choosing the right size and shape that suits your soil is critical. Carrots’ size and shape vary by type. slender types like imperator and Nantes carrots require deep loose soil.