Northern Queensland Permaculture

Revolution disguised as gardening


Botanical information

Botanical information
Order Apiales
Family Apiaceae
Genus Daucus
Common name Carrot
Species D. carota

Maturity days

  • 84

Planting months

Planting months
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
1 1 1

Permaculture uses

Permaculture uses
Usage 1 Usage 2 Usage 3
Bee food Vegetable

Growing condition comments

Growing Condition Comment
Drought Tolerant
Humidity tolerant
Planting area Garden bed
Sunlight Full sun



Short comments

Root vegetable

General comments

Compatible with: Onions, Leeks, Lettuce, Sage, Peas, Radishes, Tomatoes, Beans, Celery, Rosemary.

Avoid growing near: Parsnips, Beetroot, Dill, Brassicas, Fennel.

Grows well in deep cool soil. Water well before seeding then cover with boards to maintain the moisture and cool soil for more successful germination. Too much fertiliser will produce split roots.


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