Scientific Name: Daucus carota ssp. sativus
Common Name: carrot
Family Name: Apiaceae
Origin: Central / west Asia
Hardiness Zone: Zone 3: (-40 to -34 °C)
Plant Type: Annual, Biennial, Herbaceous perennial
Mature Size: 0.2 - 0.4m x 0.1 - 0.3m (height x width)
Habit: Arching
Form: Vase
Texture: Fine
Landscape Uses: Attract beneficial insects, Urban agriculture
Exposure: Full sun
Soil or Media: Humus rich, Well-drained
Leaves: Dissected, Compound, Basal, Soft flexible, Glabrous, Tripinnate, Ovate, Incised
Flowers: Umbel, White, Aug-Sep
Fruit: Schizocarp, Brown, Sep-Oct
Key ID Features:
Leaves pinnately compound with dissected leaflets, basal, arsing from top of a carrot.