Carrot Purple Sun F1

Botanical Name: Daucus carota

approx 350 seeds

Availability: In stock

$4.95

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Unbeatably versatile! Carrots were originally purple when grown in Asia and the Middle East, before the orange strain was discovered in Europe. The purple carrot has regained popularity in recent years for its high antioxidant content and it has been hailed as one of nature’s super foods.

How To Grow

Sow direct where they are to grow into a well prepared bed. Sow thinly in rows 30cm (12in) apart. Cover lightly with 5mm (¼in) of fine soil. Firm gently and keep moist.

Seedlings appear in 10-21 days.Harvest approximately 12-16 weeks from sowing.

When harvesting select young carrots evenly from the rows, allowing the remainder to develop fully. Keep well watered and weed free.

When To Plant

All year round

Harvest

12-16 weeks

How To Cook

Halve carrots lengthwise and cut crosswise into slices. Stir-fry carrots in hot oil until they begin to colour. Add garlic, then a splash of water and butter, and simmer until carrots are just tender. Stir in lemon juice, salt and pepper to taste. Grow your own produce to create truly authentic dishes inspired by regional cuisines of the world’s kitchens.

Sow

Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter

Soil Type

well cultivated, well drained

When

All year round.

Where

Sow direct where they are to grow into a well prepared bed.

How Sow

Sow thinly in rows 30cm (12in) apart. Cover lightly with 5mm (┬╝in) of fine soil. Firm gently and keep moist. Seedlings appear in 10-21 days.

Care

When harvesting select young carrots evenly from the rows, allowing the remainder to develop fully. Keep well watered and weed free.

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If you are not completely satisfied with these seeds Mr. Fothergill's will gladly replace them for free. Performance subject to growing conditions.

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