Carrot (Daucus carota subsp. sativus 'Scarlet Nantes') in the Carrots Database

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Biennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 3 ft. or more
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Uses: Erosion control
Cut Flower
Dried Flower
Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Toxicity: Leaves are poisonous
Other: taproot is edible
Propagation: Seeds: Sow in situ
Containers: Not suitable for containers

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Location: My Garden, Washington StateDate: 4/25/16Carrot thinnings
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lovesblooms On March 15, 2016 Seeds germinated
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