Carrot Cosmic Purple 100 Seeds

Daucus carota


65-70 DAYS TO MATURITY. 18CM ROOTS WHICH HAVE SMOOTH PURPLE COLOURED SKIN AND CORELESS ORANGE FLESH WITHIN. THE ROOTS ARE VERY SWEET AND TASTY. PURPLE COLOURING REMAINS AFTER COOKING.

A hardy root vegetable which grows well in deep cool soil. Carrots take about 3 weeks to show themselves and the first leaves look like grass . If broadcast sowing, mix with radish seeds which will germinate quickly and indicate the sown area. In hotter or dry areas, water well before seeding then cover with boards to maintain the moisture and cool soil for more successful germination. Check every week or so.

Over fertilised ground will produce split roots. Protect against carrot fly. It is best to put carrots in a different area of the garden each year for four or five years.

  • Sow Moderate Climate: Aug Mar
  • Sow Warm Climate: Sep-May
  • Sow Sub-Tropical Climate: Feb-Nov
  • Sow Tropical Climate: Feb-Sep
  • Sowing Method: Sow Direct
  • Depth: 4mm
  • Row Spacing: 25-30cm
  • Plant Spacing: 5-10cm
  • Soil Temp: 20-25 °C
  • Emerge: 5-20 Days
  • Harvest: 70-130 Days

(VCarrCosPurp100)

SKU VCarrCosPurp100
Unit Of Measure ea

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