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Daucus Carota

Botanical Name:

Daucus carota

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How to Grow
Water
Low - Medium
Water sparingly, allowing the mix to nearly dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Partial Shade - Full Sun
~
3-6 hours of sun per day, with protection from intense mid-day sun
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Jun, Jul, Aug

Plant Type

Edible, Poisonous, Weed, Wildflower

Lifespan

Annual, Biennial

Flower

Umbel of small white flowers in a lacy-looking flat-topped cluster; 3-4 in. wide; deep purple floret in the center

Fruit

Small, dry, and ribbed with bristly hairs. The compound umbel of fruits folds inward to form a roundish shape that can be blown by the wind and roll across the ground dropping seeds.

Benefits
Attracts

Bees

Butterflies

Pollinators

Taxonomy

Order

Apiales

Family

Apiaceae

Genus

Daucus

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