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Carrot Octavo F1 Seed

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Carrot Octavo F1 Seed

Carrot Nantes Type Octavo Seed

NEW 2022
Maincrop variety.
Very high yield of long strong roots.  
We have trialed this for 2 years, it is the best flavoured carrot we have eaten.  Graded Quality Seeds. 

Growing Info
Sow March or April. Plant on good fertile land 40 cm all ways, apply a general fertiliser at 75 grams SQ meter.
In order to get quality carrots for exhibition you must sow in raised beds filled with excellent quality John Innes No 2 soil . Kuroda Nantes Type carrots grow well under cover where they are warmer.
The best growers often grow them along the edge of their leek beds under cover.
You can also use large 30 litre pots filled with John Innes No 2 In all cases you will have beautiful carrots for eating and showing.

Hints and Tips Protect or spray against Carrot Root Fly

Quantity  200 seeds, usually more.