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PlantFiles: Carrot
Daucus carota 'Imperator'

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

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Category:
Vegetables

Height:
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

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

Hardiness:
Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
White/Near White
Inconspicuous/none

Bloom Time:
N/A

Foliage:
Herbaceous

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

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

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
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:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive Farmerdill On May 21, 2004, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A 1961 cultivar from Northrup King. A long smooth tapered root.

Regional...

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

Fairlawn, Virginia
Dayton, Washington
Millwood, Washington



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