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Carrot
Daucus carota 'Amarillo'

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

Regional

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

Capistrano Beach, California

San Clemente, California

Fort Wayne, Indiana

Houston, Texas

Gardeners' Notes:

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positive
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neutral
0
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RatingContent
Positive

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

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

An 8 inch tapered lemon yellow cultivar.