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
When to sow
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'.
June to November
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.