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Carrot Vita Longa

Description

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Carrot seeds "Vita Longa" is an excellent selection of Autumn King with long heavy roots, small core and uniform shape. This variety particularly benefiting from outstanding colour and flavour.
 

One of the least demanding of crops and probably the widest grown vegetable in British gardens.

 

 

Product Part Number: 11118

Pack Size: 750 Seeds

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Price (Inc. VAT): £1.25

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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 goodness.

NUTRITIONAL VALUES

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