Carrot
Daucus carota 'Sugarsnax 54'

Family: Apiaceae (ay-pee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Daucus (DO-kus) (Info)
Species: carota (kar-OH-tuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Sugarsnax 54
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Category:

Vegetables

Height:

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:

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

Regional

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

Danbury, Connecticut

Dayton, Washington

Gardeners' Notes:

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RatingContent
Positive

On Jul 10, 2007, jenhillphoto from Danbury, CT (Zone 6a) wrote:

A nice straight, long carrot. Tasty raw or cooked. Will grow again.

Neutral

On May 22, 2004, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

An Imperator type hybrid. Tolerant to alternaria. Has a higher than average sugar content.