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Carrot Seeds - Sweet Candle

Marshalls

£2.99

Catalogue Code: 1020-2057

RHS Award of Garden Merit
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The perfect variety for growing in UK conditions. A show- worthy and robust variety that all the best growers use for vegetable competitions and exhibitions.

Key Features

  • Prefers full sun

Pack Contents: 300x Carrot Seeds

Description

  • A favourite for exhibiting.
  • Uniform crop of tapered carrots.
  • Harvest through summer and autumn.

The perfect variety for UK home-growers which will give you carrots from June right through to November.

It's so good-looking it's show-worthy and all the best growers use Sweet Candle for vegetable competitions and exhibitions and the Royal Horticultural Society Award of Garden Merit is testament for its impressive performance.

Lovely sweet flavour so great for eating raw, grated in salads or steamed for Sunday dinner.

Growing Calendar

J Jan F Feb M Mar A Apr M May J June J Jul A Aug S Sep O Oct N Nov D Dec
Sow Outdoors
Harvest

How to Guide

Sow outdoors

March-June: Sow thinly 1⁄2in (1cm) deep in shallow pre-watered drills, in soil that hasn’t been manured in the last 12 months. Keep soil moist at all times.  Thin to 5-8cm(2-3 in) apart. Avoid crushing the leaves as the scent attracts carrot root fly.

 

Tips

Carrots do best on light, stone free, fertile soils.  Use fleece to keep away carrot fly.  Roots store well if cleaned and packed in boxes of dry sand or compost

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