Carrot Eskimo F1

Item Number: 11133
  • Description
  • CARROT ESKIMO F1.   RHS Award 

    GARDENER'S CHOICE.


    High tolerance to frost and disease. Will stand well in frosty conditions. Can be cropped November-January. Good strong stems for easy harvest.
  • Pack size: 400 Seeds
  • Qty

    £ 1.75


When to sow

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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'.

HARVEST

June to January

HANDY TIP

Lift carrots for freezing when finger sized. after washing; blanch for 5 minutes and freeze in polythene bags.

NUTRITIONAL VALUES

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

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