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Carrot Flakkee (Flak)

Description

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Carrot seeds - Flakkee is easy to grow and although considered a main crop variety, can be successionally planted to give a continuous crop, producing large, thick roots. It has a very good colour and flavour. It will thrive in even rather poor soils, but give it some encouragement and you will be amazed and the results.
 

Carrot is one of the least demanding of crops and probably the widest grown vegetable in British gardens.

 

 

Product Part Number: 11116

Pack Size: 700 Seeds

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Price (Inc. VAT): £1.50

More Details

When to sow
  • Jan
  • Feb
  • Mar
  • Apr
  • May
  • Jun
  • Jul
  • Aug
  • Sep
  • Oct
  • Nov
  • Dec

WHEN TO SOW

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'.

MATURITY

June to November.

HANDY TIP

Never grow carrots on ground that has recently had manure spread, as the roots will fork in search of the goodness.

 

NUTRITIONAL VALUES

High in anti-oxidant beta carotene which converts to vitamin A in the body.
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