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Daucus genus (Carrot). This genus has about 25 species of annuals and biennials with a wide natural distribution. This genus includes the carrot root vegetable. The wild species can be found in Europe, temperate Asia, Australia, Africa and New Zealand.
Annuals or Biennials, Herbaceous
Europe, C. Asia, Africa, Australia, NZ
You can propagate from seed. Sow in rows about 25cm apart in deep, warm loamy soil.
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