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Carrot & Parsnip Seeds


Round, long, rainbow-coloured, purple or just plain orange - we've got carrots to suit every taste! Try growing carrot-fly resistant varieties for the best chance of a healthy crop. Parsnips are the perfect addition to a Sunday roast and will be even sweeter if you leave them in the ground until after a sharp frost.



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Carrot 'Flyaway' F1 Hybrid

Daucus carota

  • RHS Award of Garden Merit

Carrot 'Flyaway' is the perfect carrot for growing in UK vegetable plots and gardens where carrot root fly is a problem. As the name suggests this British Bred variety has been developed specifically for its resistance to this troublesome pest. Not only that, but the breeding programme has retained vibrant root colour, natural sweetness, smooth skin, and blunt ended roots. Try this RHS AGM variety where root fly has been a problem in the past and you won't be disappointed. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 15cm (6").


Companion planting: Try growing carrots with spring onions, leeks and mint, whose aromatic leaves deter carrot root fly.


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    • 1 packet (500 carrot seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of August 2015
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    • £2.99

Parsnip 'Gladiator' F1 Hybrid

Pastinaca sativa

  • RHS Award of Garden Merit
A superb RHS AGM F1 hybrid that is ideal for exhibition, with beautiful silky-smooth blemish free, white skins. The high quality roots are quick to mature with a deliciously sweet, earthy flavour. Parsnip 'Gladiator' is consistently reliable and trouble free, with particularly good resistance to canker. Height and spread: 45cm (18").

 

Sue Foster says: "The first parsnip I grew - and what a fantastic crop! This canker resistant variety produces long, smooth roots that are delicious roasted and makes phenomenal Parsnip and Ginger soup. After a couple of frosts the flavour is exceptional, and they keep in the ground for an impressive length of time without turning woody."

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    • 1 packet (300 parsnip seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of August 2015
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    • £2.99

Carrot 'Eskimo' F1 Hybrid

Daucus carota

 Customer Rating
  • The most cold-tolerant variety - down to -10°C

As the name suggests, Carrot 'Eskimo' is one of the most cold tolerant varieties available, coping with winter weather down to -10C when grown on lighter soils. The rich orange, cylindrical roots can be lifted late in the season or even over wintered in free draining conditions. This top quality, RHS AGM variety resists splitting and retains its flavour throughout the autumn and winter - especially if left in the ground. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 15cm (6").


Companion planting: Try growing carrots with spring onions, leeks and mint, whose aromatic leaves deter carrot root fly.


Useful links:

How to grow carrotsCompanion Planting

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    • 1 packet (450 carrot seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of August 2015
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    • £2.99

Parsnip 'Countess' F1 Hybrid

Pastinaca sativa

This superb variety produces conical shaped roots with shallow crowns and an excellent flavour. Parsnip 'Countess' was specially bred for smooth, white skinned and fleshed roots which retain their colour after washing - perfect for the show bench! This maincrop parsnip is ideal for lifting from October and maintains its quality right through to April. Height and spread: 45cm (18"). More info
    • 1 packet (200 parsnip seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of October 2015
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    • £2.39

Carrot 'Resistafly' F1 Hybrid

Daucus carota

An F1 Hybrid with the same tolerance to Carrot Root Fly as Carrot 'Flyaway', but producing larger, blunt ended, cylindrical roots with a deliciously sweet flavour. Carrot 'Resistafly' is a 'Nantes' type with good early vigour, a smooth skin and excellent core colour. The uniform 15cm (6") roots store particularly well. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 15cm (6").


Companion planting: Try growing carrots with spring onions, leeks and mint, whose aromatic leaves deter carrot root fly.


Useful links:

How to grow carrotsCompanion Planting

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    • 1 packet (350 carrot seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of July 2015
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    • £2.99

Carrot 'Sweet Candle' F1 Hybrid

Daucus carota

This Japanese bred carrot has beautifully smooth, orange skin and blunt, cylindrical roots. The bright orange flesh is virtually coreless with a superb sweet flavour. With excellent uniformity, Carrot 'Sweet Candle' is a popular variety late summer and autumn cropping, finding favour on the showbench as well as in the kitchen. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 15cm (6").


Companion planting: Try growing carrots with spring onions, leeks and mint, whose aromatic leaves deter carrot root fly.


Useful links:

How to grow carrotsCompanion Planting

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    • 1 packet (300 carrot seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of October 2015
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    • £2.99

Carrot 'Sugarsnax 54' F1 Hybrid

Daucus carota

This super sweet carrot is a taste sensation! Carrot 'Sugarsnax 54' has a superb flavour whether it is cooked or eaten raw. The long, tapered, 25cm (10") roots contain high levels of beta carotene giving them a rich orange colour that will brighten any plate. The uniform roots are delicious eaten fresh but will also store well over winter. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 15cm (6").


Companion planting: Try growing carrots with spring onions, leeks and mint, whose aromatic leaves deter carrot root fly.


Useful links:

How to grow carrotsCompanion Planting

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    • 1 packet (200 carrot seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of October 2015
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    • £2.99

Carrot 'Adelaide' F1 Hybrid

Daucus carota

 Customer Rating

One of the earliest maturing varieties, Carrot 'Adelaide' will be your first carrot crop of the year. This RHS AGM variety is ideal for growing in cold frames and under cloches. The quick growing roots are delightfully crunchy with a delicious sweet flavour. Seeds are in the RHS vegetable Collection. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 15cm (6").


Companion planting: Try growing carrots with spring onions, leeks and mint, whose aromatic leaves deter carrot root fly.


Useful links:

How to grow carrotsCompanion Planting

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    • 1 packet (750 carrot seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of July 2015
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    • £2.89

Carrot 'Mokum' F1 Hybrid

Daucus carota

This juicy bunching carrot has a crisp texture and a sweet flavour that makes it ideal for juicing or eating raw in salads. The long, cylindrical roots of Carrot 'Mokum' reach up to 18cm (7") long and have a very small core. This high yielding RHS AGM variety can be sown indoors for early crops, or sown later in the season in the cold frame or containers on the patio. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 15cm (6").


Companion planting: Try growing carrots with spring onions, leeks and mint, whose aromatic leaves deter carrot root fly.


Useful links:

How to grow carrotsCompanion Planting

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    • 1 packet (350 carrot seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
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    • £3.19

Carrot 'Purple Haze' F1 Hybrid

Daucus carota

 Customer Rating

Before 17th Century Dutch breeding, carrots were traditionally purple, red, white or yellow, rather than the orange ones that we know today. Carrot 'Purple Haze' retains this colouring with its deep orange flesh contrasting brightly with a rich purple skin. The smooth roots are long and heavy, reaching up to 25cm (10") in length. This colourful variety is packed with antioxidants and Vitamin A. Carrot 'Purple Haze' is best eaten raw as it has a less intense flavour and colour when cooked or steamed. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 15cm (6").


Companion planting: Try growing carrots with spring onions, leeks and mint, whose aromatic leaves deter carrot root fly.


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How to grow carrotsCompanion Planting

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    • 1 packet (300 carrot seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2016
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    • £2.99

Carrot 'Bangor' F1 Hybrid

Daucus carota

Heavy yields of high quality, large cylindrical roots make Carrot 'Bangor' one of the best maincrop varieties for the gardener. The large roots have a good core colour and excellent flavour, reaching up to 25cm in length. This RHS AGM variety resists greening and cracking. Carrot 'Bangor' will store well after harvesting in late summer and autumn. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 15cm (6").


Companion planting: Try growing carrots with spring onions, leeks and mint, whose aromatic leaves deter carrot root fly.


Useful links:

How to grow carrotsCompanion Planting

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    • 1 packet (450 carrot seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £2.49

Carrot 'Rainbow' F1 Hybrid

Daucus carota

 Customer Rating

This colourful mix brings together F1 Hybrids in some of the best shades resulting from unique breeding over many years. Carrot 'Rainbow' produces a diverse range of skin and core colours that are all packed with vitamins. Perfect for adding a splash of colour to cooked dishes and salads. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 15cm (6").


Companion planting: Try growing carrots with spring onions, leeks and mint, whose aromatic leaves deter carrot root fly.


Useful links:

How to grow carrotsCompanion Planting

More info
    • 1 packet (300 carrot seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of October 2015
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    • £2.99