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Carrot Seeds - Autumn King 2 Vita Longa (Extra Large)

  • Catalogue Code 1020-2398
  • Pack Contents: 16900 Seeds
  • Winter-long harvests
  • Excellent for storing
  • Resistant to carrot root fly

Carrot Autumn King 2 Vita Longa offers you a large, stump-rooted main crop carrot which means they are ready for picking from September and right through winter to as late as February. Excellent for giving you long lasting supplies of carrots when your body craves the nutrients this variety is rich in. 

Take advantage of the fact that carrot Autumn King 2 Vita Longa stores well in crates in a cool place like a garden shed. Equally you can leave these carrots in the ground throughout winter where any frosts will increase their sweetness should we have a particularly cold one.

Rest assured that this carrot puts up a fight against carrot root fly – a pesky pest that can devastate a carrot crop. This means you can look forward to a successful crop whether you grow them direct in your vegetable patch or in containers.

With a Royal Horticultural Society Award of Garden Merit this variety stands out to the experts as a particularly suitable crop for home-growing. Certainly a variety that can increase yields in your kitchen garden during winter.

Features

  • RHS Award of Garden Merit
  • Will flower well in full sun

Growing Calendar for Carrot Seeds - Autumn King 2 Vita Longa (Extra Large)

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Carrot Seeds - Autumn King 2 Vita Longa (Extra Large) 1020-2398

Extra Large Packet

Long rooted maincrop, stores well.

Sow Outdoors: April-June sow thinly ½in (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 Out: 2-3in (5-8cm) apart. Avoid crushing the leaves as the scent attracts carrot root fly.

Harvest: September-February Carrots do best on light, stone free, fertile soils. Stores well into winter.

Surround the carrot bed with a barrier of fleece at least 60cm high to keep low flying carrot root fly from your crop.

Can remain in the ground over winter

Standard Seeds E.C Rules and Regulations.

14-Apr-2018
Rating:5

excellent seeds and service

26-Apr-2017
Rating:5

I have only just planted the carrots but I will have to say you do get plenty of seeds in one packet would recommend

22-Jan-2017
Rating:5

Tried last year and years before cannot beet quality of end result dug today and as good as when dug in October coming out of ground huge 1 carrot feed family

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