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Carrot Flakkee Seeds

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Carrot Flakkee Seeds - Irish Plants Direct
This easy to grow main crop variety has large thick orange roots with a good flavour making successional sowings will give a continuous supply during summer.
It will also grow in poorer soils. 
Seed Qty 700
☀️Sow April - July
☀️Germination 14 - 21 days
☀️Loam or chalky soil that's alkaline, acidic or neutral 
☀️Harvest June - November 
☀️Companion Plants Leeks, onions, parsley, radish, tomato, lettuce and marigolds
Do not plant with kohl rabi, parsnip or fennel
☀️Pull up the small carrots from June onwards. They can remain in the ground over a long period of time. 
☀️A good source of vitamin A
☀️Use for Boiling, steaming or using raw in salad
☀️ Try to thin the carrots in the evening after watering to try and avoid the carrot root fly. 
Carrots need a firm fertile soil that has not been manured in the last year. Dig in autumn then apply a general fertiliser two weeks before sowing. Keep well watered during dry weather to prevent them going woody. 
Try to thin the carrots in the evening to avoid the carrot root fly. 
Sow from March onwards under cloches to harvest an early crop in June and successional sowings through to August. The seed is extremely small but try to sow as thinly as possible in drills 1cm deep and in rows 15cm apart when the seedlings appear thin to around 10cm apart. 
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