Growing Carrots

The carrot, a hardy annual or biennial, known botanically as Daucus carota sativa (Umbelliferae), was introduced to England from Europe in the reign of Queen Eliza-beth, by the Flemings. There are four distinct types varying in shape suitability to different seasons, conditions, and time of maturity. Types Short-horn: short conical or globe-shaped for early forcing … Read more