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Carrot Autumn King - Growers Pack (Award of Garden Merit)
Carrot seeds - Autumn King (Growers Pack)
This is a much grown main crop and storing variety. Producing heavy yields with long thick roots, good colour and flavour. This variety can be left in the ground in most winters and pulled as and when required.
Product Part Number: 11104
When to sow
When to Sow Autumn King Carrot Seeds
April to July
Where to Sow
Sow seeds thinly to avoid the need for thinning out later on. Sow direct into the growing site 2cm (¾") deep in rows 30cm (12") apart.
What to do Next
Carrot fly is attracted by the smell whilst thinning, so try to avoid this process. If needed to thin then wait until evening time, 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.