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Carrot Seeds - Autumn King 2 Vita Longa (Standard)

  • Catalogue Code 1020-2395
  • Pack Contents: 2000 Seeds
  • Royal Horticultural Society Award of Garden Merit
  • Harvests right through the winter when other crops are scarce
  • Great storage potential

Grow carrot Autumn King 2 Vita Longa on your vegetable plot, in containers or in a VegTrug for big yields of large, stump-rooted main-crop carrots, so impressive and suited to home-growing that it received the Royal Horticultural Society Award of Garden Merit.  

Carrot Autumn King 2 Vita Longa has good storage potential so you can enjoy a steady supply of carrots through the winter and well into spring.

This variety shows natural resistance to carrot fly for more guaranteed harvests and can be left in the ground over winter due to its strong growth and tolerance to winter weather.

We recommend that you sow your carrots seeds where you wish to grow them for their whole life-cycle. Avoid potting on carrots and keep transportation to a minimum.

Features

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

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

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Carrot Seeds - Autumn King 2 Vita Longa (Standard) 1020-2395

Standard 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.

09-Dec-2018
Rating:4

Used them for two years great results and store well

26-Oct-2018
Rating:5

The only variety I plant which provides carrots all autumn and winter.

17-Aug-2018
Rating:2

Planted and germinated !!!

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