Growing Calendar for Carrot Seeds - Autumn King 2 Vita Longa (Standard)
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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.
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.
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.
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seed were sown into watered drills, since sown it hasn't stopped raining, thought seed would rot but they have germinated well, hope to get a good crop of carrots late in year
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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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