Looking to Grow Carrot, check the most frequent questions about Carrots Growing FAQ and Carrots in general.
This Carrots FAQ is splitted in different sections by tops: General FAQ about Carrots, Carrots Growing Soil, Plant Carrots, Carrots Pest Control and more …?
Growing Carrots FAQ
How many varieties of Carrots exist ?
There are more than a hundred varieties of carrots, but typically only 4 groups are used for planting.
What are the most used carrots varieties for planting ?
The carrots are commonly classified by their root shape. There are mainly 4 varieties
- Chantenay carrots
- Danvers carrots.
- Imperator carrots
- Nantes carrots
What Vitamins are contained in Carrots ?
Carrots is considered rich with:
- Vitamin A: Carrots are rich in beta-carotene
- Biotin: One of the B-vitamins
- Vitamin K1
- Vitamin B6
- What Carrots need to grow (specially ) ?
You want to use a loose, well-drained soil with a P.H. of 5.5 to 7.5.
How to Grow Carrots the best way ?
Growing carrots do best when the soil has a high-level of potassium. Adding wood ashes to the soil will help accomplish this.
How deep the carrot should be inserted ?
They should be gently pressed into the dirt about a of an inch.
What is the minium space between two carrots seed ?
You should plan Carrots spaced apart 1-1/2 foot at the minimum.
What you should do after planting Carrots ?
The seeds should then be covered with well-rotted compost, and then kept moist until they sprout.
How to preserve Moisture on Carrot seed ?
Once they become settled in the soil, a layer of mulch should be added to preserve moisture.
A common pest found on carrots is the carrot fly. It begins life as a maggot, feeding on the outside of the vegetable.
Moles, mice and rabbits can be a problem for your carrots as well.
How to prevent Carrots Pests ?
Use a pest netting to help keep them off your crops.