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PlantFiles: Carrot
Daucus carota 'Parmex'

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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

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:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

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

Profile:

1 positive
2 neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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

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

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

A small 65 day oxheart shaped cultivar.

Regional...

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

Garden City, Michigan
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania



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