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Carrot seeds - Berlicum.
This is a main crop type which has good sized cylindrical stump roots. Excellent colour and texture with a nice flavour. This variety of carrot has roots that regularly reach 20cm length in good soil.
Product Part Number: 11120
When to sow
When to Sow Berlicum Carrot Seeds
April to July
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
Carrot fly is attracted by the smell whilst thinning, 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 always be pulled alternately to 'thin as you eat'.
June to November.
High in antioxidant beta-carotene which converts to vitamin A in the body.
Never grow carrots on ground that has recently had manure spread as he roots will fork in search of goodness.