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PlantFiles: Carrot
Daucus carota 'Creme de Lite'

Family: Apiaceae (ay-pee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Daucus (DO-kus) (Info)
Species: carota (kar-OH-tuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Creme de Lite
Additional cultivar information: (aka Crème de Lite)

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6-12 in. (15-30 cm)
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun


Bloom Color:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:
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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

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

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1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Positive TinyPlantSale On Jan 8, 2012, TinyPlantSale from Keystone Heights, FL wrote:

This is the best-tasting carrot that I've ever grown. Smooth texture, juicy, sweet, crisp/crunchy without being hard, and a lovely cream color all the way through.

Neutral Farmerdill On Dec 8, 2006, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

Pale yellow, 8-9" tapered roots. More uniform and attractive than Kinbi, but with similar flavor.


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

Keystone Heights, Florida
Augusta, Georgia

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