Carrot Autumn King (Award of Garden Merit)

Item Number: 11103
  • Description
  • RHS Award 

    GARDENER'S CHOICE.


    This is a much grown main crop and storing variety. Produces heavy yields with long thick roots, good colour and flavour. This variety can be left in the ground in most winters and pulled as required.
  • Pack size: 2000 Seeds
  • Qty

    £ 1.35


When to sow

  • Jan
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  • Sow
  • Plant
  • Harvest

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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