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Daucus carota

Guerande

Description

Club shaped deep orange roots that are short and thick (12cm dia.).

Sweet and tender.

Harvesting seed

Choose your 40 best carrots after digging them up in Autumn.

In cold areas overwinter by storing them in sand or swadust in a cool, frost free place; and then plant out in Spring.

In mild areas carrots can be replanted where you want them to grow.

In the next season allow them to flower and harvest when the seed is dry on the plant in Autumn.

Place the flower umbels into a paper bag for a week to dry further and then rub off the seed by hand.

Store in an airtight container.


Additional Info

Height
1-10cm
Spread
Colour
Orange
Hardiness
Hardy
Longevity
Biennial
Seed viability
3 years
Nominal value
0.7 pence/seed