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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 Fly Free Collection

Daucus carota

Carrot root fly is a troublesome pest but these Carrot fly resistant varieties have low levels of chlorogenic acid, a chemical which the carrot fly larvae of needs to survive. This means that they appear to be unattractive to the fly and even if your crop is attacked the larvae will soon die after doing relatively little damage. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 15cm (6").


  • Collection comprises one pack each of:
  • Carrot 'Resistafly' - A 'Nantes' type with good early vigour, a smooth skin and excellent core colour. The uniform 15cm (6") roots store particularly well.
  • Carrot 'Flyaway' - A naturally very sweet tasting variety with smooth skinned, blunt ended roots and a good orange skin and root colour.
  • Carrot 'Nantes 2' - This fast maturing selection is ideal for early sowings under glass in late winter for your first crop of the year.

Carrot 'Tendersnax' F1 Hybrid

Daucus carota

Carrot 'Tendersnax' is an early maturing carrot with an exceptional tender, juicy flavour. Sister variety to 'Sugarsnax', the blunt ended, tapering roots reach up to 15cm (6”) with silky smooth skins and a deep orange colour. This superb carrot is ideal for juicing, cooking or eating raw in 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.


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    • 1 packet (250 carrot seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 3 days
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    • £2.29

Carrot 'Parmex'

Daucus carota

Rounded, bite-sized carrots with a smooth, bright orange skin. Carrot 'Parmex' is early maturing, producing uniform crops of deliciously tender carrots that make a tasty, nutritious addition to lunchboxes. These compact carrots are ideal for growing in containers and windowboxes. The short roots also cope well with clay soils where other carrots struggle. 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 (2500 carrot seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 3 days
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    • £1.69

Carrot 'White Satin' F1 Hybrid

Daucus carota

Snow white roots with a refined smooth texture and a crisp, sweet, juicy flavour. Carrot 'White Satin' is regarded as one of the finest white maincrop varieties. The long cylindrical 20cm (8”) roots equal their orange cousins for flavour and make an attractive and unusual addition to any dish, either cooked or raw. 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 (350 carrot seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 3 days
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    • £2.29

Parsnip 'Arrow'

Pastinaca sativa

This slender shouldered variety is ideal for growing at high density as mini vegetables, or in patio containers with a minimum depth of 30cm (12"). The bayonet shaped roots of Parsnip 'Arrow' are virtually coreless with a tender and sweet flavour. Height and spread: 45cm (18"). More info
    • 1 packet (100 parsnip seeds)

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    • £2.09

Carrot 'Healthy Coloured Collection'

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This colourful collection is packed with vitamins to help you maintain a healthy diet as well as adding colour and interest to your food. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 15cm (6").


  • Carrot 'Purple Haze' - Deep orange flesh contrasts brightly with a rich purple skin. The smooth roots are long and heavy, reaching up to 25cms (10") in length.
  • Carrot 'Yellowstone' - This delicious, full-flavoured canary yellow variety is at its best eaten raw or roasted for the sweetest taste.
  • Carrot 'Sugarsnax' - The long, tapered, 25cm (10") roots contain high levels of beta carotene giving them a rich orange colour that will brighten any plate.
  • Carrot 'Rainbow' - This colourful mix brings together F1 Hybrids in some of the best shades resulting from unique breeding over many years.

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


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    • 4 packets - 1 of each variety (2300 seeds in total)

    • Despatch: Within 3 days
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    • £8.99

Carrot 'Mini Finger'

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Quick maturing Carrot 'Mini Finger' is ideal for harvesting as 'baby carrots'. Try an early sowing in the cold frame or successional sowings in patio containers for an ongoing supply of tender, tasty, cylindrical roots. 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 (1000 carrot seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 3 days
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    • £2.49

Carrot 'Fucino Mezza Lunga' - Vita Sementi® Italian Seeds

Daucus carota

This excellent bunching carrot can be sown regularly throughout the season, without the need for thinning, and harvested as a bunch of smooth, cylindrical, blunt ended roots. Carrot 'Fucino Mezza Lunga' produces small, tasty carrots that are ideal for eating raw with 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:

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    • 1 packet (7200 carrot seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 3 days
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    • £2.69

Carrot 'Jeanette' F1 Hybrid - Duchy Originals Organic Seeds

Daucus carota

This early maturing Nantes type carrot produces smooth skinned, conical roots with a rich orange colour. Specially bred for increased vigour, improved garden performance and flavour, Carrot 'Jeanette' has good pest and disease resistance making it ideal for organic gardeners. The vigorous foliage also makes for easier pulling of the 20cm (8”) roots when harvesting. 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: Within 3 days
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    • £2.99

Carrot 'Carson' F1 Hybrid

Daucus carota

This 'Chantenay' type makes an ideal choice for growing in containers or on heavy soils due to short, stocky roots. 'Chantenay' hybrids are renowned for their taste, and with its sweet, crunchy flavour, Carrot 'Carson' is no exception. This RHS AGM variety has a maincrop maturity that bulks up well to give good weight roots that will store well for autumn and winter use. 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:

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    • 1 packet (500 carrot seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 3 days
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    • £2.29

Carrot 'Flyaway' F1 Hybrid - Duchy Originals Organic Seeds

Daucus carota

British bred Carrot 'Flyaway' was developed especially for its resistance to Carrot Root Fly making it less susceptible to attack than many other varieties. A naturally very sweet tasting variety with smooth skinned, blunt ended roots and a good orange skin and root colour. 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: Within 3 days
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    • £3.69

Carrot 'Nandor' F1 Hybrid - Kew Collection Seeds

Daucus carota

Coreless, blunt ended, cylindrical roots with a bright orange skin and an outstanding flavour. Carrot 'Nandor' is one of the finest baby carrots available, at its best when freshly pulled and eaten raw, or lightly steamed. These superb 'finger carrots' are ideal for successional sowings in patio containers. 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 (350 carrot seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 3 days
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    • £2.09