Carrot Autumn King (Award of Garden Merit)
Item Number: 11103
Much grown maincrop and storing variety. Heavy yields, long thick roots, good colour & flavour. Can be pulled as required during the winter.
Seed Count: 2,000
WHEN TO SOW
April to June
WHERE TO SOW
Sow thinly direct into the growing site 2cm (¾") deep in rows 30cm (12") apart. If possible sow carefully so that thinning is not necessary.
WHAT TO DO NEXT
If you have to thin the seedlings, do so in the evening. Water before thinning and remove all the debris. Do not transplant. Aim for roots 5-7cm (2-3") apart. Young Carrots can be pulled alternately to 'thin as you eat'.
Never grow carrots on ground that has recently had manure spread, as the roots will fork in search of goodness.
High in antioxidant beta-carotene which converts to vitamin A in the body.