Daucus carota ssp. sativus

How to care for Carrots


Light: Full Sun

Place in a bright room that is sun drenched almost all day. Or directly in a south-facing window.


Watering need: High demand

This is a water-loving plant, it does not like to dry up much. Before watering feel the soil - the top layer of soil can be slightly dry and the soil below should be a bit moist, but not wet, when watering again. Squeeze a bit of soil between your fingers - if water seeps out it’s still wet.


Fertilizing need: Minimum demand

This plant does not need very much fertilizing, but giving them some extra nutrients every once in a while is important to keep them green, promote good growth and to stay healthy. You can find more info below how to best fertilize this plants.

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The Best Way to Water Your Carrots

Vegetables thrive best on getting plenty of water, meaning they require fairly frequent watering.

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How to Fertilize Your Carrots

Like almost all other plants, Vegetables needs nutrients to grow and stay healthy.

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Overwintering Your Carrots

Some plants prefer to be kept in a cold place during the winter, but still with sufficient light.

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