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Carrot Seeds - Autumn King 2
£1.49
Carrot Seeds - Autumn King 2

Carrot Seeds - Autumn King 2

Daucus carota sativus

Heavy yields of very tasty, long, tapering, stump-ended roots. Stores well. For best results, do not sow later than mid-May. RHS Award of Garden Merit winner.

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A very heavy cropper

Heavy yields of very tasty, long, tapering, stump-ended roots. Stores well. For best results, do not sow later than mid-May. RHS Award of Garden Merit winner.

Colour:Orange

Hardiness:-10 degrees

Seeds:True

Bulbs:False

Shrubs:False

Tree:False

Plants:False

Aftercare - Easy:True

Aftercare - Moderate:False

Aftercare - High:False

Height:21-30cm

Spread:11-20cm

RHS Award of Garden Merit:True

Containers:True

Beds & Borders:True

Prefers Full Sun:True

For early crops sow Amsterdam Forcing or Rocket in frames or under cloches February-March. Start outdoor sowings from early March choosing a warm and well-drained position. For maincrop, sow April-July. Sow into a fine tilth of crumbly earth. Sow seed 1.8cm (¾") deep in drills 23-30cm (9-12") apart. Thin seedlings when the first rough leaves appear, repeating as necessary until plants are 5-7.5cm (2-3") apart. Row 6m (20') or more. Sow thinly to minimise thinning (which can attract Carrot Root Fly).

The carrot is a storage organ and hence shop bought produce can be high in pesticide residues - so a good reason to grow your own. HEALTH BENEFITS: Very high in vitamin A (For growth, healthy hair, skin, bones, teeth and eyes as well as resistance to respiratory infections). COOKING HINTS: Unlike many vegetables, the availability of nutrients is actually increased with cooking - as long as not overdone.

All Dobies products should reach you in perfect condition, just as they left us. If you are dissatisfied in any way with their condition on arrival, please let us know within 14 days. We are only liable for the cost of the goods as quoted on the website plus the cost of delivery if the goods are faulty.

 
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