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Carrot (Daucus carota) Flakkee ORGANIC SEED
Strong growing, late variety with large, long conical roots of deep orange.
Carrots are often thought of as the ultimate health food. You were probably told to "eat your carrots" by your parents.
It is believed that the carrot was first cultivated in the area now known as Afghanistan thousands of years ago as a small forked purple or yellow root with a woody and bitter flavour, resembling nothing of the carrot we know today.
Purple, red, yellow and white carrots were cultivated long before the appearance of the now popular orange carrot, which was developed and stabilised by Dutch growers in the 16th and 17th centuries.
Product Part Number: OV104
When to sow
Sow thinly directly in the growing site 2cm deep in rows 30cm apart. If possible, sow carefully so that thinning is not necessary. If you have to thin the seedlings, do so in the evening. Water before thinning and remove all debris. Do not transplant. Aim for roots 4-6cm apart. If plants are overcrowded, thin out. The young carrots can then be eaten whole.