Daucus carota subsp. sativus
Parisienne is a popular variety of Carrot, which belongs to the Daucus genus (Daucus carota subsp. sativus 'Parisienne'). Parisienne is generally thought of as a heirloom variety.
Small, round carrots that are so popular in France. Tender, orange globes are superb lightly steamed. Easy to grow even in heavy soils. This little carrot is great for home and market gardens, as this variety is fairly uniform. Source: Baker Creek Heirloom Seed Company.This variety is an Vegetable that typically grows as an Annual, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of a single year. Parisienne is known for growing to a height of approximately 15.0 cm (5.85 inches).
Afghanistan is believed to be where Parisienne originates from.
Parisienne Carrot is normally fairly low maintenance and is normally quite easy to grow, as long as a level of basic care is provided throughout the year. Being aware of the basic soil, sun and water preferences will result in a happier and healthier plant.
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How to grow Carrot 'Parisienne'
Growing Parisienne from seed
Early sowings can be made 2-3 weeks before spring’s last frost date. The tiny seeds should be surface-sown and not covered, or covered only minimally, and kept uniformly moist until seedlings are strong. May be sown throughout spring and summer at 2-3 week intervals, until about a month before first frost in autumn. Deep mellow, well-worked soil suits long types: half-longs and round types are better bets in heavier soils.Ensure a distance of 0.39 inches (1.0 cm) between seeds when sowing - look to sow at a depth of approximately 0.23 inches (0.6 cm). Soil temperature should be kept higher than 16°C / 61°F to ensure good germination.
By our calculations, you should look at sowing Parisienne about 21 days before your last frost date.
Carrot 'Parisienne' information
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