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  • Brand: KINGS
  • Product Code: 334402
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Kings Carrot Attillo F1 Seeds

Attilio is an ideal replacement for Trevor F1. It is a Nantes type with a sweet and succulent taste, with good colour and texture. This variety is particularly tasty in summer salads or in winter casseroles. It has a high tolerance to cavity spot and a high resistance to breaking and silvering.
  • £1.75
  • Stock Status: In Stock

Attilio is an ideal replacement for Trevor F1. It is a Nantes type with a sweet and succulent taste, with good colour and texture. This variety is particularly tasty in summer salads or in winter casseroles. It has a high tolerance to cavity spot and a high resistance to breaking and silvering.

Carrots are one of the least demanding of crops and probably the widest grown vegetable in British gardens. It does however have its drawback, and that must be the possibility of being attacked by carrot fly.

WHEN TO SOW

April to July

WHERE TO SOW

Sow thinly direct into the growing site 2cm (¾"") deep in rows 30cm (12"") apart. If possible sow carefully so that thinning is not necessary .

WHAT TO DO NEXT

Carrot fly is attracted by the smell whilst thinning, If you have to thin the seedlings, do so in the evening. Water before thinning and remove all the debris. Do not transplant. Aim for roots 5-7cm (2-3"") apart. Young Carrots can always be pulled alternately to 'thin as you eat'.

MATURITY

June to November.

NUTRITIONAL VALUES

High in antioxidant beta-carotene which converts to vitamin A in the body.

HANDY TIP

Never grow carrots on ground that has recently had manure spread as he roots will fork in search of goodness.

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