Carrot
Daucus carota 'Parmex'

Family: Apiaceae (ay-pee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Daucus (DO-kus) (Info)
Species: carota (kar-OH-tuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Parmex
Additional cultivar information:(aka Paris Market Parmex)
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Category:

Biennials

Vegetables

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

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:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

7.9 to 8.5 (alkaline)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall

From seed; winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse

From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:

Bag seedheads to capture ripening seed

Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

Regional

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

Garden City, Michigan

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Gardeners' Notes:

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RatingContent
Positive

On Jun 15, 2011, mostlypatio from Pittsburgh, PA wrote:

My 5 years old grew this carrot in her broken easter basket in 2010. It took a bit long for us to harvest. She put seeds in the 10 inch deep basket late May, and in September she pulled out carrots of size of golf balls. We are growing this carrot in semi-raised bed.

Neutral

On Dec 31, 2006, mystic from Ewing, KY (Zone 6a) wrote:

Received the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS), 2006 Award of Garden Merit.

Neutral

On Oct 20, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A small 65 day oxheart shaped cultivar.