Long, smooth skinned and cylindrical roots with fine flavour and rich colour. One of the most popular varieties from Mr. Fothergill’s.
How To Grow:
Sow Winter through to Autumn, thinly, 5mm deep in rows 30cm apart. Keep moist. Repeat every two weeks for continuous crops. Thin out to 10cm apart and water well to replace any soil dislodged from roots.
Ensure all obstacles such as stones and pebbles are removed from the garden bed prior to sowing.
When To Plant: Winter through to Autumn.
Harvest: 12-16 weeks
Sow: Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter
Soil Type: well cultivated, well drained, sunny position
Important Note: Soil should be lacking in nutrient; too much nutrients particularly nitrogen will result in forked carrots.