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PlantFiles: Carrot
Daucus carota 'Burpees A#1'

Family: Apiaceae (ay-pee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Daucus (DO-kus) (Info)
Species: carota (kar-OH-tuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Burpees A#1

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12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun


Bloom Color:
White/Near White

Bloom Time:


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

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No positives
2 neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Neutral Dosetaker On Jan 30, 2013, Dosetaker from Mason, NH (Zone 5b) wrote:

Grew slowly for me in New Hampshire. Carrots were much smaller than anticipated. Taste was average. I probably won't try these again as I've had much better results with other varieties.

Neutral Farmerdill On May 24, 2004, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A home garden Imperator type hybrid. (70 day).


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

Greenville, New Hampshire

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