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Although we associate carrots with the color orange, there are carrot cultivars in purple, black, red, white, and yellow. This root vegetable has been around for a long time. Carrot seeds that date back to 2,000 B.C.-3,000 B.C. have been found in Europe. As we know it today, the carrot has been domesticated and selectively bred over centuries to form an enlarged, sweeter, and less woody-textured taproot that's more palatable to humans.
Because the taproot wasn't that tasty back in the day, the carrot was originally cultivated for its aromatic leaves and seeds. We still eat the leaves and seeds of many of the carrot's close relatives, such as coriander, cilantro, fennel, dill, and cumin. Today, there are two broad categories of carrots: Eastern and Western carrots. Eastern carrots were first cultivated in Persia around the 10th century, and their modern descendants are typically purple or yellow and have branched roots.
The orange carrots that we know so well made their first appearance in the Netherlands in the 17th century. Some believe that Dutch growers purposefully cultivated an orange carrot as an act of patriotism and honored their king, William of Orange. However, the evidence is inconclusive.
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