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. When ripe, fruit appear in these approximate colours: Burnt orange.
Round carrots that are popular with French chefs. Good variety for heavy soils. Uniform.1This 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).
France 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.
This plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Carrot 'Parisienne' have been kindly provided by our members.
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
How long does Parisienne take to grow?
These estimates for how long Carrot 'Parisienne' takes to sprout, grow and harvest are from real observations from real gardeners, right around the world. Start logging and journaling your observations to participate!
When should I sow Parisienne?
Folia's when to plant Carrot 'Parisienne' estimates are relative to your last frost date. Enter your frost dates and we'll calculate your sowing and planting dates for you!
Non-patented (Baker Creek carries only non-patented seeds2)
04 Jan 2012
Loved these carrots! Super sweet and extremely tasty. Easy to grow as well. Will be growing again!