Carrot plant grow and care – taproot leaf plant of the family Apiaceae also known Carrot, Carrot plant grow as annual but for seeds biennial plant, grow in mediterranean, subtropics, temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone: 3-8 (in spring) 8-11 (in autumn). Carrot plant taproot
Taproot shaped cone, taproot colors: mostly orange but can green, white, burgundy, pink, yellow, red, purple or black, some species are separate with circles in different colors, repeat the circles several times.
Leaves edible, color green and the size can be 0.5-1 cm growing in groups, the shape of the leaf small narrow pinnate.
Flower color white, the flowers grow in inflorescence of flat head.
Carrot plant for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy VIDEO How to grow Carrot plant growing and care:
Well drain soil, airy soil, clean from stone or hard object, slightly acid, free weed area
What is the best way to start growing? Seedling / Seed Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction? No Difficulties or problems when growing: Sometime the yield is too small Autumn – frost free area / Spring – temperate climate Planting season: Caterpillar, Aphids, prodenia Pests and diseases: Pruning season: All season How to prune: Dead or infected leaves Size of the plant? The root 4-30 cm (2-12 inches), the leaves 20-50 cm (8-20 inches) Growth speed in optimal condition: Medium growing Average amount of water Water requirement: Light conditions in optimal condition for growing: Full Sun No Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant? Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers: Yes Blooming information Summer Bloom season: General information about the flower White flowers, the flowers grow in inflorescence of flat head. Thinning the bloom: Better to pick up the taproot before it’s start to bloom Pollination is done by: Bees Grow from seeds Sowing requirement: Moist soil important for the process Saving seeds until sowing: Dry dark place Sowing season: Autumn – frost free area / Spring – temperate climate 5-10 cm Planting spacing: Depth of Sowing: 1-2 cm Conditions for seeds germinate: Moist Watering requires for Seeds: Average amount of water Germination time: 7-20 days Condition of seedling: Moist, airy soil, clean from stone Do the seeds require burying? No Subspecies – red orange Carrot 70-80 days to harvest Carrot Atomic Red – orange Carrot 70-80 days to harvest Carrot Tendersweet – orange Carrot 70-90 days to harvest Carrot Scarlet Nantes – orange Carrot 70-80 days to harvest Atomic Red – yellow 70-80 days to harvest Solar Yellow – white taproot 60-70 days to harvest Lunar White – round orange Carrot 70-80 days to harvest Carrot Parisian – white taproot 70-80 days to harvest Carrot Snow White – black with white and black in the middle 80-90 days to harvest Anatolian black – orange 90-100 days to harvest Carrot Royal Chantenay – short, orange, 50-60 days to harvest Carrot Little Finger Edible leaves Leaves harvesting season: In warm area all year less in the summer, in cold area Spring / Summer / Autumn Trim the leaves in the base of the leave next to the root, for salad young leaves for cooked mature leaves How to harvest the leaves? Information about leaves: Depend on the species 5-30 cm, the color: purple, green or mixed Uses of Carrot plant leaves: Quiche, cooked, stir fry, salad Edible Roots taproot shaped cone rarely round, taproot colors: mostly orange but can green, white, burgundy, pink, yellow, red, purple or black Information about Carrot plant’s taproot:
When to pull up Carrot plant’s taproot: About 70-100 days to harvest, when sow in the autumn it’s in the winter, when sow in the spring it’s in the summer VIDEO Scientific name: Daucus carota subsp. sativus Categories of growing
Autumn Planting, Spring Planting
Light exposure requirements:
Full sun Plants
Climates that the plant can grow:
Mediterranean Climate, Subtropics Climate, Temperate Climate
Growing speed of the plant:
Average growing plants
Annual plant, Biennial plant, Herbaceous
Requirements for watering the plant:
Hardiness zone 10, Hardiness zone 11, Hardiness zone 3, Hardiness zone 4, Hardiness zone 5, Hardiness zone 6, Hardiness zone 7, Hardiness zone 8, Hardiness zone 9
Autumn Harvest, Spring Harvest, Summer Harvest, Winter harvest
Edible leaves, Edible Roots
Cooked, Eaten raw, Pickles, Salad, Vegetables