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PlantFiles: Carrot
Daucus carota 'Almaro'

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Family: Apiaceae (ay-pee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Daucus (DO-kus) (Info)
Species: carota (kar-OH-tuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Almaro

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Category:
Vegetables

Height:
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:
3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

Hardiness:
Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:
Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:
Unknown - Tell us

Other details:
Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
Direct sow as soon as the ground can be worked
From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Profile:

No positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral Farmerdill On Nov 7, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

From Semena which offers this description: "A Nantes type carrot hybrid with cylindrical-shaped, smooth roots with excellent internal structure and external color. Early maturity: approximately 95-110 days after sowing. The roots are very uniform and hard to break. Length of the roots is approximately 19-21 cm. The strong, uniform, short and erect foliage of Almaro makes it suitable for mechanical harvesting."



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