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PlantFiles: Carrot
Daucus carota 'Big Top'

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

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Category:
Vegetables

Height:
under 6 in. (15 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

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1 positive
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Gardeners' Notes:

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

A 2003 introduction. Of Asian origen, It has the appearance of a Danvers type. It did pretty well considering we had a record drought going through the fall. Don't know where the name came from as the tops are very small, but very nice sweet carrots.

Regional...

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

Augusta, Georgia



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