Orange Carrots Gardening & Harvesting at home

Updated: Jun 8


This guide will help you:

✅ Choose the right planter for orange carrots.

✅ Make a potting mix for orange carrots.

✅ Where to grow the orange carrots at home.

✅ And also give you a schedule to add nutrients and water for the plant.


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Sections in this article:

#1 Materials needed to grow Orange Carrot.

#2 Where do I grow Orange Carrot at home?

#3 Starting my Orange Carrot plant.

#4 Caring for my Orange Carrot plant.

#5 Plant protection for my Orange Carrot



Hindi name: नारंगी गाजर

Kannada name: ಕಿತ್ತಳೆ ಕ್ಯಾರೆಟ್

Tamil name: ஆரஞ்சு கேரட்

Telugu name: ఆరెంజ్ క్యారెట్


Botanical Name : Daucus carota

Family : Umbelliferae

Native : Central asia




Vegetable garden grow orange carrots in containers at home, terrace, balcony
Grow orange carrots at home


Materials needed to grow Orange Carrot.

Soil: Well-drained organic soil sandy loam or enrich potting mixture (free from pest and disease)

pH: The ideal pH of the plant is 5.5 to 7

Planting container size: A good drainage 14 to 16-inch diameter and 16-18 deep inches ideal.




Where do I grow Orange Carrot at home?

Temperature: The ideal temperature range from 15 to 22 C.

Sunlight: The sunlight requirement is more than 6 hrs direct sunlight.

Type of plants: Root crop 3-4 month

Climate: It is a cool-season crop in India commonly growing in cool weather conditions.



Starting my Orange Carrot plant.

Season: Best season for growing in winter (Jan , July, Sept, Nov, Dec)

Propagation: The carrots are propagated by Seeds.

Planting depth: 2.5-3cm depth then cover the seeds

Planting: The normal spacing between plant to plant 10cm to 15cm.




Caring for my Orange Carrot plant.

Water requirement: Watering once a day. Avoid the waterlogging condition.

Nutrient: Apply well decompose plant and animal waste manures and also bone meal or blood meals and also liquid fertilizers.

Harvest time: The baby carrot is ready for harvest within 80-90 days and the mature carrot 100-110 days after germination.

Edible part: Taproot

Plant life span : Up to 5 month




Vegetable garden grow orange carrot at home, terrace, balcony
Grow orange carrot at home



Plant protection for my Orange Carrot

Major Pest ( Aphids, Flea beetles, carrot rust fly, and carrot weevil)

Management :

Organic methods to control Neem oil spray 2-5ml per/liter.

Spray the insecticide Imidacloprid 70 % WG 0.5 g / lit or 1-1.5 ml/ lit or azadirachtin 1.0% EC 3ml/ lit or pyrethroids 2.5ml per liter of water.


Major diseases

Leaf blight

Control to spray copper oxychloride 2g per liter of water or Mancozeb g/ lit of water.

Cercospora leaf spot

Spray along with neem oil 2ml per liter of water with copper oxychloride 2g per liter of water or Mancozeb g/ lit of water.

Sclerotinia rot

Before the store treat with sodium hypochlorite 1-2 %of solution

Bacterial soft rot :

After harvest treat before storage with sodium hypochlorite 1-2 % of solution

Plant care and maintenance

Apply regular organic nourishment for the plants

Weekly once neem spray to reduce the pest and diseases.

Plants require little water when necessary and avoid overwatering.

Remove the older and unhealthy affected leaves and branches of plants and its give regular air circulation into the all the branches of plants its help full for disease-free plant



Plant care and maintenance
  • Apply regular organic nourishment for the plants

  • Weekly once neem spray to reduce the pest and diseases.

  • Plants require little water when necessary and avoid overwatering .

  • Remove the older and unhealthy affected leaves and branches of plants and its give regular air circulation into the all the branches of plants its help full for disease-free plant



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