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Carrot Eskimo F1

Description

Carrot Seeds - Eskimo F1

RHS Award  GARDENER'S CHOICE.

A superb variety suited for both early or late sowings. Excellent quality, rich orange roots with the sweetest flavour. High tolerance to frost and disease. Will stand well in frosty conditions, which means it can stay in the ground to harvest throughout the winter as required. Can be cropped November-January from a June harvest. Good strong stems for easy harvesting.

Product Part Number: 11133

Pack Size: 400 Seeds

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Price : £2.20

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When to sow
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When to Sow Eskimo Carrot Seeds

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 produced whilst thinning, so its best to avoid thinnign if possible or 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, depending on when it was sown.

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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