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Daucus carota ‘Napoli carrot’

Carrot

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Features

  • BloomsJune to August
  • Height0.3m
  • Growth HabitRosette
  • Flower ColourWhite, middle flower usually purple, red
  • Leaf ColourBright green
  • AwardsRHS Garden Merit

Description

Daucus carota ‘Napoli carrot’ (Carrot). Long tapered orange carrot. F1 hybrid, very early maturing. Strong tops for easy pulling; quick to bulk up. Ideal for successional sowings and early sowing in frames

Characteristics

Biennial, Vegetable

Origin

Britain

Interest and use

Culinary

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost hardy (min -5°C)
  • SoilFertile, Sandy, Chalky
  • Soil pH5.0 to 8.0
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

Harvesting may start in Late spring. Fairly easy to grow.

Propagation

Protect from the winter.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Carrot fly and slug damage.

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