Growing Calendar for Carrot Seeds - Autumn King 2 Vita Longa (Extra Large)
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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.
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.
Not sown yet. Will know more in the autumn.
Good reliable variety - excellent crops
last year did not do so well this year too early to say not in the ground yet
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Whether you are serving a hungry crowd or simply using a glut of vegetables this is a quick, simple soup to prepare.
A light soup which is ideally served as a starter or accompanied by fresh bread for lunch. As a flavour boost, use the cooking juices from a roast chicken, though a good quality stock cube is an acceptable alternative.
Vibrantly orange in colour, a quick and easy way to serve carrots when you are looking for something a little different.
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