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PlantFiles: Carrot
Daucus carota 'Amarillo'

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

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Category:
Biennials
Vegetables

Height:
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)
12-18 in. (30-45 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:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Suitable for growing in containers

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

Patent Information:
Non-patented

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

Seed Collecting:
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

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Profile:

1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive dmj1218 On Mar 6, 2009, dmj1218 from west Houston, TX (Zone 9a) wrote:

It's a good heirloom yellow carrot if you don't allow it to get too large.

Neutral Farmerdill On Dec 3, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

An 8 inch tapered lemon yellow cultivar.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Capistrano Beach, California
San Clemente, California
Houston, Texas



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