carrot 'Eskimo'

carrot or Daucus carota 'Eskimo' F1

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Buy carrot 'Eskimo' carrot or Daucus carota 'Eskimo' F1: Strong tops for easy harvesting

  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: humus-rich, moisture retentive soil

    A superb variety that is suited to both early and late sowings. It produces rich orange roots with the sweetest flavour, and has strong tops that make it easy to harvest. Showing a good resistance to disease as well as a high tolerance to frost, meaning the carrots can be left in the ground and lifted as required throughout the winter. They are good for you too, being high in the anti-oxidant beta carotene, which converts to vitamin A in the body.

  • Growing Instructions:Sow sparingly direct into shallow drills and cover lightly with soil. Cover early and late sowings with cloches. Thin seedlings carefully to 2cm apart, watering beforehand to avoid disturbing nearby roots, and working in the evening when carrot fly are less numerous. To further avoid carrot fly attacks, grow crops under horticultural fleece. The thinnings can be eaten raw, sprinkled on salads as a tender, delicately-flavoured garnish.

  • Sow: April to July

  • Harvest: June to January

  • Approximate quantity: 400 seeds.

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simply beautiful

5

Very beautiful colour contrasting perfectly with othe thinner grasses and wild flowers. It has survived winter with a sinple fleece cover. Needs little attention, just gets on with it all year round. The quality is excellent. Pest don't get near to it.

Marga

derbyshire

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Lovely leaf colour

5

Good colour foliage, especially against the green of my greenhouse. Might not be fully hardy, but no problems yet.

Shanti

South east

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