Carrot Danvers 126 Organic

£0.99

A wonderful  flavoured  main crop variety, very resistant to cracks and splitting.  Especially suited to heavier soils being thinner and longer than Chantenay types.  The variety has especially strong and vigorous tops.

  • Seed Count: 2000

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Carrot Danvers 126 Organic

A wonderful  flavoured  main crop variety, very resistant to cracks and splitting.  Especially suited to heavier soils being thinner and longer than Chantenay types.  The variety has especially strong and vigorous tops.  Ideal inter-planted with onions.

 Cultivation Advice Carrot Danvers 126 Organic

  • Dig or till the carrot bed deeply when the soil is on the dry side to avoid making lumps.
  • Work the soil to a fine texture 10-15cm (6-10 in.) deep.
  • Avoid freshly-manured soil, which may produce hairy, rough roots and will cause forks and splits;
  • Sow seed thinly in rows, 1cm (1/2 in.) deep, 20-30cm between the rows as soon as the danger of hard frost has passed. Try to get about 4 seeds per 2cm (1 in.).
  • Thin to 16-20 carrots per 30 cm (1ft.) as this variety is picked young and small.
  • Keep weeded and watered.
  • Dispose of any thinned seedlings to avoid attracting Carrot Fly.
  • As they grow, push soil up over any exposed roots to prevent a green shoulder.
  • Can be companion planted between onions or with marigolds to help reduce Carrot Fly problems.