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Carrot Nairobi F1
CARROT NAIROBI F1
An early Nantes type bred for vigorous quick growth, good colour and flavour. Smooth cylindrical roots with little core. Early and maincrop.
Product Part Number: 11121
When to sow
WHEN TO SOW
April to July
WHERE TO SOW
Sow very thinly in drills 1.5cm deep with 25cm between rows. Can also be sown February to March in a greenhouse or under cloches.
WHAT TO DO NEXT
Carrot Fly is attracted by thinning, so try to avoid thinning at all. If plants are overcrowded, pull alternate roots when small and use whole.
June to November
To avoid Carrot Fly use modern fleece covers in the early part of their growth.
High in antioxidant beta-carotene which converts to vitamin A in the body.