Carrot

Carrot

Carrot
With planning and successive sowing it is possible to enjoy the flavour of fresh carrots for 9 months of the year. You can sow under cloches or in cold frames in the spring - let the soil warm up under the cloches before sowing or wait for warmer weather!

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Grow your own rainbow of flavour and see carrots in a whole new light.  This collection lets you enjoy the best of orange, red, yellow, white and purple.  Happy eating.

One packet each of:

Atomic Red  •  Jaune De Doubs

 Luna White  •   Purple Haze  •  Tendersweet

 

Full price £3.00

A rainbow of flavour for  £2.25

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This variety can be used under cloches to produce some of the earliest carrots of the season. Equally it can be sown successionaly, until as late as July, to extend the fresh harvest. Pull early for baby carrots or leave a little longer to enjoy a larger crop. This variety also freezes well. Price for 150 seeds
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This fabulous carrot is high in lycopene (often thought of as only being in tomatoes) and when cooked it will deepen in colour to almost blood red. Bring out the colour and flavour by steaming, baking, roasting or popping into a stew. They are an excellent variety for carrot soup ,don’t forget to grow the coriander too. Price for 150 seeds

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Versatile and tasty, just as delicious in a summer salad as it when cooked in the winter, sweet and succulent.  These stump ended roots do not break easily when digging them up – just as well as they can reach up to 20cm long.  Lovely smooth skin and richly coloured.

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This is late maturing variety that stores well and can be sown from April to June. They really need 18-24 weeks growing time so are a good choice for a late crop or if you have a long growing season. They do prefer lighter soil. This carrot is a good all-rounder for kitchen use, tasty raw or cooked. Price for 150 seeds
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This is a wonderful baby carrot ready to pull when just 10-15cm long. The roots are slender, deep orange and smooth. It can be sown at anytime through the carrot season for a steady and delicious supply. Price for 150 seeds 0.50
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First rate colour, texture and a very good flavour. This is a stump rooted, cylindrical shape, (reminiscent of a nantes type) that in good soil can reach 20cm. Price for 150 seeds

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These will give you a tasty crop of lovely short stumpy roots (5-8cm long). You can pull them early for mini short carrots or leave them longer to fatten up a bit. A good choice for container growing or if you are on a heavy soil or if, like us, you just like eating yummy carrots! Price for 150 seeds.
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This is a gardeners favourite which we are pleased to offer to you. It has shorter roots that are smooth with an excellent texture and, of course, taste. This variety also stores well. Price for 150 seeds
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This heirloom variety produces tender and very sweet roots, up to about 15cm long tapering to a blunt end and up to 5cm across the shoulder. They perform very well on heavier soils. Allow them about 10-12 weeks growing time before starting to pull them. They also store well. Price for 150 seeds
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Patience is a virtue and with your harvest 20 weeks from sowing Darina will reward you for the wait! Enjoy a good crop of well flavoured slightly oval roots (you will see what I mean when you slice across them) which seem very resistant to splitting (so much easier when scrubbing them!) Price for 150 seeds.
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Fresh dug carrots for Christmas (as long as your ground does not freeze completely solid) this AGM winner is happy down to -10°C without straw and is perfect for harvesting from November to early February. The strong tops help when pulling whilst the good colour and top notch flavour make this one a favourite carrot choice. Price for 150 seeds.

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This popular variety needs little introduction. You will love the large, bright orange, juicy, flavourful roots. Pull as soon as you cannot resist any longer or leave them till the autumn. They don’t often split and will store for ages Price for 150 seeds

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Consistently among our top selling carrots, your crop should produce broad, stump ended roots with a smooth skin and excellent colour and be ready for pulling from approximately 12-18 weeks. Flyaway is unattractive to carrot flies and it makes a good choice if you have had problems in the past. Price for 150 seeds

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If you have rocky soil or clay then this cone shaped carrot might be your answer as it thrives where other varieties might struggle. Well flavoured & strong growing (it is called Hercules after all) for summer and autumn harvesting Price for 150 seeds

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This smooth skinned beauty is a king amongst carrots. Yours could grow to 20cm long, gently tapering from 3cm across their shoulders, a fine grained slim carrot that is both sweet and tender. Price for 150 seeds.

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This has very sweet tasty roots. It is excellent for fresh eating, slicing, freezing, cooking... you name it and this carrot can do it! High yields of long, smooth roots; quick growing and with an AGM to boot. Price for 150 seeds 0.50
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Much sought after for its delicious flavour this heirloom variety, originating from Doubs in France, has long, thin, tapered yellow roots. It needs about 10 weeks growing time, and after harvest it keeps well. Price for 150 seeds 0.50

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This is a lovely open pollinated choice that can be sown at any time from early spring to the end of July stretching you carrot harvest well into the autumn. The cylindrical roots can grow to 20cm long; they are very smooth, crunchy and sweet. Price for 150 seeds.
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These are a gourmet’s delight. The smooth 10cm long little roots are so tender and sweet tasting and are simply superb harvested young at just 8-9 weeks from sowing. Price for 150 seeds
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Creamy white through to the centre with a delicious mild flavour.  Pull young and use in salads, utilise the colour to add another dimension to your plate, or allow them to grow a little larger and enjoy them cooked.  Ready from 9 weeks after sowing.                                                        

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This variety has gorgeous flavoured smooth cylindrical roots which provide you with fresh carrots to harvest as needed throughout the winter. The roots are resistant to breaking which makes harvesting easier. Sow in Spring for a harvest stretching from October through to the following April. Price for 150 seeds
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A benchmark variety in terms of flavour, yield and harvest time. From the earliest sowings to crop in July, later sowings of Nairobi can be overwintered under straw for fresh veg through the winter. A lovely blunt ended strong growing variety, perfect for the kitchen garden. Price for 150 seeds
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Long strong roots with a good colour, texture and flavour, probably the best straight variety. Sow March to August and harvest May to October. Price for 150 seeds
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Choose to sow early and eat in June or sow late and Napoli will take your harvest right round to January: and everything in between. This flexibility along with a fine coloured roots (up to 20cm), consistent quality and good flavour all make it well worth growing Price for 150 seeds
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Sweet and early variety that retains its quality through hot summers, a very important characteristic when you want to pull the smooth crisp roots when you need them for salads or for cooking. This variety grows well on heavy soils too. Price for 150 seeds
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An unusual early variety with almost round tasty roots They are wonderful cooked whole in stews and casseroles. An ideal choice if you have shallow soil. Price for 150 seeds
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With a wonderful, smooth, purple skin that is in striking contrast to the deep orange inner flesh. It looks (and tastes) fantastic, particularly when sliced for use in salads. Sow May to July and wait just 10 to 11 weeks for your stunning harvest. Price for 150 seeds
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An unusual variety that produces long roots in a range of colours from orange to yellow to white. Vigorous, strong grower that is ready to start harvesting from 12 weeks after sowing. Look forward to flavoursome, colourful meals. Price for 150 seeds £0.75
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This really is something different for your plate. Red Samaurai is a Japanese bred carrot with a distinctive red skin and pinky inner flesh with long tapered roots. It is well suited to successional sowing from March to early July, harvest June to September. Served as the only carrot on your plate or mixed with a more usual coloured variety it is sure to get people talking. Price for 150 seeds

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