Carrot (Daucus carota subsp. sativus 'Ultimate Hybrid') in the Carrots Database

Heredity: Hybrid
Days to harvest: 70

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Biennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Plant Height: 12-18 Inches
Plant Spread: 4-6 inches
Underground structures: Taproot
Uses: Vegetable
Suitable as Annual
Edible Parts: Roots
Eating Methods: Raw
Propagation: Seeds: Days to germinate: 10-14
Depth to plant seed: 1/4-1/2 inch
Sow in situ


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Posted by farmerdill (Augusta Georgia - Zone 8a) on Jan 13, 2021 11:59 AM

A hybrid Nantes type that performs well. It is early maturing and reliable under my conditions. It is not as sweet as advertised but is average among the varieties that I have tried. It is performing better than Ingot and has similar flavor.

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