Plant Care Wild Carrot

Wild Carrot

5.0 out of 5 (2 experiences)

Wild Carrot has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower
Wild Carrot has a Survivor plant personality Survivor

Also known as

Bird's nest, Bishop's lace, Queen anne's lace, Carrots and red cored chantenay


Daucus carota

How to care for Wild Carrot


How often to water your Wild Carrot

Water needs for Wild Carrot
0.5 cups
every 9

Wild Carrot needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Wild Carrot

Water 0.5 cups every

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Wild Carrot in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Wild Carrot: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Wild Carrot love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Wild Carrot does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Wild Carrot in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Wild Carrot

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Wild Carrot: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Wild Carrot after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Difficulty Level

Wild Carrot is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!

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Care Summary for Wild Carrot

Wild Carrot

Wild Carrot

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

What other plant parents say

Wild Carrot has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 2
Wild Carrot has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 2
Wild Carrot has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 1
Wild Carrot has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 1 avatar
leaf-1 10 Plants
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globe Clearwater, FL

They propagate fast!

Fast grower Fast grower
Large, lush leaves Large, lush leaves
Easy to propagate Easy to propagate
Survivor Survivor

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