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Quantity or Pot size (see 'Pot Sizes' tab below): 1000 seeds approx
A popular late cropping variety producing heavy yields of long thick roots. Stores well and can also be left in the ground and pulled as required through the winter.
Sow April-July direct in to the soil in drills 2cm deep and rows 30cm apart.
Try to sow as thinly as you can to avoid having to pull up seedlings which can attract carrot fly. You want to try to have carrots about 5cm apart. You can pull alternate carrots early and have as baby carrots then leaving the rest to grow on to mature size at the correct spacing
Try growing carrots with leeks or spring onions to deter carrot fly.
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Unless otherwise indicated our plants are supplied in the following pot sizes according to category. Dimensions refer to either the pot diameter (cm) or volume (litre);
The exact size of plants will vary with the growing season and may be cut back in accordance with normal pruning regimes or to fit in the box if they are excessively tall.