‘Noire Du Pakistan’

Carrots / Carotte / Καρότο


Common Name: Carrots / Carotte / Καρότο

Scientific Name: Daucus carota


Plant’s cycle: Biennial

Light Requirement: It cannot grow in the shade.

Soil type: all kind of soils. It prefers moist soil. The plant can tolerate strong winds but not maritime exposure.

Sowing in nursery:   -

Direct Planting: from March to June

Harvest:  90 to 120 days after sowing

Spacing: 25cm/25cm/1cm deep  


Flowers are hermaphrodite (have both male and female organs)

Pollination: by flies, beetles

Plant is Self-fertile

Seed preservation: 10 years


Edible Parts: Leaves; Root.

Medicine: Anthelmintic;  Carminative;  Deobstruent;  DiureticGalactogogue;  Ophthalmic;  Stimulant.

Known Hazards: carrots sometimes cause allergic reactions in some people.