Carrot, commonly known as Gajar in India, very easy to grow in the home garden, which has 5-6 inches long roots. Orange Carrot is cool loving root vegetables that can be easily grow in pots. Carrot is most loved as it is a part of a healthy diet. Orange Carrots contain vitamin A, E and K and are also loaded with the eyes healthy antioxidants lutein and lycopene. Carrot is one of the healthy vegetables you must add to your kitchen garden. Buy the best Quality Carrot Orange Hybrid Seeds Online at the best price in India from www.organicbazar.net with a Good Germination rate.
About this item
- Number of Carrot seeds (gajar ke beej): 200 Seeds (Approximately)
- Where to grow: Balcony or terrace garden
- Sowing season: Throughout the year (Rainy season June to September and winter seasons October to November)
- Mode of sowing: Sow the seeds 0.5 inches deep in a Container, or Pots.
- Germination Time: 7 to 21 days from sowing
- Germination temperature: 15 to 26°C
- Harvesting: 10 to 12 week
- Root Color: Bright Orange
- Root Length: 6 to 7 inches
- Plant vigor: medium size orange root with good taste
What size grow bag is best for Carrot?
Orange Carrot growing season in India
You can grow the carrot all the year but it grows quickly in winter and rainy season because carrot likes wet soil and cold weather. February-March, June-July and October-November is the best month for sowing carrot orange hybrid seeds.
How To Grow Orange Carrot In Pots
Carrot orange hybrid seeds should be sown directly into final pots or grow bags because it is root vegetable and may not grow well with transplanted. Select a pots or grow bags (15-24 inches wide and deep) with well drainage holes. Optimum soil temperature for germination of orange carrot seeds is 26°C. Carrot can easily grow in both soil and soilless medium.
Best potting mix with the soil:-
Soil + organic manure + perlite, vermiculite or coco peat (in equal proportion)
Best potting mix without soil:-
Orange Carrot seeds sowing method
Sow the seeds about 0.5 inches deep in potting mix at a distance of 2-3 inches from each seed. Give water gently, keep soil moist and keep the seedlings in a sunny spot. Carrot orange seeds will germinate in 7-14 days (depends on growing conditions).
Orange Carrot Thinning Or Spacing
When the orange carrot plant is a few inches tall, thin it to 2-3 inches and remove the weak plants to maintain the required distance.
When To Fertilize Orange Carrot
Apply any organic fertilizer to carrot plants after 4-5 week of sowing; make sure the fertilizer that you have used should be low in nitrogen but high in phosphorous and potassium because excess nitrogen in the soil will encourage foliage growth and not carrots.
Orange Carrot Plant Care Tips
Soil – Carrot grows quickly in sandy, well drained and loose soil with 6-7 ph.
Sunlight – Orange Carrot plants needs 6-8 hours of full sunlight daily.
Water – Carrot prefers average watering; avoid overwatering and give water when soil feels dry.
Temperature – Ideal growing temperature for orange carrot plants is from 15-21 degree Celsius.
Common pests and disease – Generally aphids and flea beetles are found in carrot that can disturb the growth of plants. Leaf blight is the common leaf disease of carrot. Use organic pesticide `Neem oil’ to avoid these pests from your carrot plants.
Orange Carrot Harvest Time
- The harvest time of carrots depends on the variety of carrot you have chosen.
- This variety of orange carrot takes about 55 days to mature.
- Before harvesting, check that your carrots have reached desired size and then pull them gently.
Carrot Special Features
- Common name – Gajar (गाजर)
- Scientific name – Daucus carota
- Companion planting – Tomato, Leeks, Beans And Amaranth
- Plant height – 6 to 12 inches
- Level of grow – Easy
Why my carrot seeds not germinating?
Carrot seeds will not germinate because of improper growing conditions like not getting enough sunlight, sowing seeds too deep in the soil, over watering or under watering
Do carrots need full sun?
Carrots require 6-8 hours of full sunlight for better growth.
Can you eat carrot leaves?
Yes, carrot leaves are edible and can be added to salad, make sauce and pesto.
Why my carrot seedlings are collapsing?
Overcrowding of seedlings and over watering may be the reason behind carrot plants collapsing.
Why my carrot plants leaves curling up and turning brown?
Curling of leaves and browning of leaves is the sign of potassium deficiency.
Why are my carrots not growing properly?
Carrots will not grow properly if they are not grown in sufficiently loose soil.
Should we keep the carrot plant indoor or outdoor?
Keep your carrot plants outdoor because it needs at least 6 hours of sunlight.
Do carrots need special soil?
Carrot does not need special soil, but for best appearance and a sweet flavor they need soil that is well drained, loose, fertile and less in nitrogen.
Country of Origin - India