Carrot
Daucus carota 'White Satin'

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

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

Regional

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

Madison, Alabama

Urbandale, Iowa

Gardeners' Notes:

1
positive
2
neutrals
0
negatives
RatingContent
Neutral

On Mar 28, 2013, NicoleC from Madison, AL (Zone 7b) wrote:

Like almost every other alternately-colored carrot I have tried, this one looked pretty but really had no taste to it with either a spring or fall planting.

Positive

On Aug 5, 2007, DrDoolotz from Oxford, NS (Zone 5b) wrote:

I grew white satin carrots this year in zone 5a, Iowa. They came out very nicely in my raised beds, which are mostly compost mixed with some topsoil. Good carroty flavour and nice firm crunch!

Neutral

On Dec 9, 2006, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

Pure white roots. Crisp, sweet flavor. Cylindrical roots avg. 8" long. Adaptable to difficult growing conditions. Large tops. 68 day.