Carrot Purple Sun F1 new

£0.79£1.19

A new improved hybrid pure purple carrot producing an intensely coloured dark uniform carrot from the skin and right through to the core with a superb sweet flavour. Keeps its colour when cooked. The roots are pointed and the variety has a strong disease resistance.

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Carrot Purple Sun F1 new

Carrot Purple Sun F1 new. A new improved hybrid pure purple carrot producing an intensely coloured dark uniform carrot from the skin and right through to the core with a superb sweet flavour. Keeps its colour when cooked. The roots are pointed and the variety has a strong disease resistance. Foliage Height: 30 cm (12″). Spread: 15 cm (6″). This is the variety of choice for UK commercial specialist producers.

Cultivation Advice Carrot Purple Sun F1 new

  • 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 15-25 cm (6-10 in.) deep to allow the carrot roots to grow long and shapely.
  • Avoid freshly-manured soil, which may produce hairy, rough roots and will cause forks and splits;
  • Sow seed thinly in rows, 1 cm (1/2 in.) deep, 30-40 cm (12-16 in.) 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) for fresh eating whilst small and 6-10 carrots per 30 cm (1ft.) for mid season crops, depending on the root size you want, and keep weeded and watered.
  • Dispose of thinned seedlings to avoid attracting Carrot Fly.
  • As they grow, push soil up over any exposed roots to prevent a green shoulder.