Kings Seeds Carrot Eskimo F1 RHS AGM

£1.95

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SKU: 29505 Category:

Description

High tolerance to frost and disease. Will stand well in frosty conditions. Can be cropped November-January. Good strong stems for easy harvest.


Notes: Do not transplant


WHEN TO SOW
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’.


HARVEST
June to January


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.