Belonging to the Daucus genus (Daucus carota subsp. sativus 'Purple Haze'), Purple Haze is a variety of Carrot. Purple Haze is generally thought of as a hybrid variety. When ripe, fruit appear in these approximate colours: Palatinate purple and Dark orange. Leaves appear approximately as a Grade 1 Paint Green colour.
Imperator or Nantes shaped. Unique carrot with purple skin, orange core & stretch marks. Serve raw as a novelty for kids and gourmet meals. The sweet 10- to 12-inch carrots lose their purple color when cooked. High in vitamins and antioxidants. 2006 AAS winner.An annual, so it will last but a year in its native climate. Purple Haze is known for growing to a height of approximately 15.0 cm (5.85 inches).
Afghanistan is believed to be where Purple Haze originates from.
Being a fairly low maintenance plant, Purple Haze Carrot is normally quite easy to grow provided a minimum level of care is given throughout the year. It will be helpful to note the correct soil, sun and water needs of this plant to ensure that this plant thrives.
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How to grow Carrot 'Purple Haze'
Growing Purple Haze from seed
By our calculations, you should look at sowing Purple Haze about 14 days before your last frost date.
Transplanting Purple Haze
Sow in deep, well-worked, stone-free soil after danger of heavy frost from spring to midsummer. Do not transplant, as crooked roots may result. Cultivate periodically or mulch to control weeds. Keep soil evenly moist.As Purple Haze is very hardy, ensure temperatures are mild enough to plant out - wait until after your last frost date to be on the safe side.
By our calculations, you should look at planting out Purple Haze about 14 days before your last frost date.
Harvesting Purple Haze
7-8" long.This variety tends to be ready for harvesting by late spring.
Carrot 'Purple Haze' information
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