Daucus carota (Wild Carrot)

Like a compact form of ammi, this delicate umbel flowers solidly all summer and its seed heads are nearly as good as the lacey flowers. More
100 seeds 120187 £1.95 In stock
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Like a compact form of ammi, this delicate umbel flowers solidly all summer and its seed heads are nearly as good as the lacey flowers.

More of us should grow this garden-worthy wild flower in our borders as well as plant as plugs into grass. It makes a good cut flower.

Genus Daucus
Group/Species carota
Type Hardy Biennial
Common Name Wild Carrot
Border Position Front, In Grass, Middle
Soil Type Chalky, Fertile, Neutral, Sandy
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun, Part Shade
Moisture Moist, Moist but Well-drained
Height 90cm (36in)
Spacing 45cm (18in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Best sown direct from March-August. Cover seed lightly and thin out once seedlings emerge. Late summer sowings will flower earlier the following year.
Care Tips Deadhead regularly to prolong flowering and pick for the vase.
Flowering June - September
Vase Life Sear stem ends in boiling water for ten seconds to maximize vase life.
Harvesting Flower production: 4 months
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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Daucus carota (Wild Carrot) reviews

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Fiona

100% success with this sewing already they a really good looking plants

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Ms Ingram

What can go wrong with seeds?

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Louise

Lovely flower but not many of the seeds germinated 😕