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Carrot Marion F1
Carrot seeds - Marion F1.
Nantes type, suited for all year round growing as stays in good condition in the ground for several months and will over-winter successfully in some areas, providing tasty carrots for several months of the year. Cylindrical roots have a blunt tip 15-17cm long and are a rich orange with no green shoulders, and an outstanding flavour .
Product Part Number: 11142
When to sow
When to Sow Marion 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 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'.
June to November
If leaving carrots in the ground overwinter, add a straw mulch during bad weather for some added frost protection.
High in anti-oxidant beta-carotene which converts to Vitamin A in the body.