Seed Tape Carrot Autumn King 6M (3X2M) ~ Approx 600 Seeds

£1.79

A splendid reliable main crop mid-late crisp carrot, producing large, long conical roots with an even internal colour. Its excellent flavour and storage characteristics make this one of the most popular and widely grown main crop varieties attaining huge sizes if left to fully mature.

  • Seed Count: 600

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Seed Tape Carrot Autumn King 6M (3X2M)

A splendid reliable main crop mid-late crisp carrot, producing large, long conical roots with an even internal colour. Its excellent flavour and storage characteristics make this one of the most popular and widely grown main crop varieties attaining huge sizes if left to fully mature. Also known as “Flakkee” in European markets.  Grows particularly well in an open position on light, rich soil that has not been recently manured. 68 days from germination.

Seed tapes are the easiest way to sow vegetables, the seeds have been incorporated in a bio-degradable paper tape which ensures the correct spacing and minimises the need for thinning.  The seeds simply germinate through the tape in position.

 

Cultivation advice Seed Tape Carrot Autumn King 6M (3X2M)

  • Sow Apr to Jun direct to the growing position.·
  • Make a shallow drill in the soil and simply roll out the tape in the groove. Tape can be cut to suit row length.·
  • The seed is pre-spaced on the tape; however, you may need to do a small amount of thinning on some varieties as they develop depending on the germination rate achieved.
  • Cover thinly with soil, water lightly, mark the row with a label and ensure the soil is kept moist.
  •  Prepare the soil in your chosen growing location, removing any weeds and raking to a fine tilth.