Category Archives: Carrot

Types of Carrots

There are several types of carrots. Here is a simple drawing to show the different shapes and sizes. The most common types of carrots found in grocery stores today are nantes, danvers and imperators. Many of the packaged baby carrots … Continue reading

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Carrot Anatomy

When gardening, it is good to know the parts of the vegetables you are growing. Here are a few explanations to explain what each part is responsible for: Hypocotyl – the stem of a germinating seedling. It is found below the cotyledons (seed … Continue reading

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Carrots

Scientific Name: Daucus carota L. var. sativa Eatable portion: Root, leaves Preferred Temperatures (°F): 61 – 70°F Preferred pH: 5.5 – 7.0 Plant spacing: Seeds are sown in the top half-inch of soil. They can be scattered in the desired … Continue reading

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