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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 - 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.


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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

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    • 1 packet (350 carrot seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 3 days
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    • £2.09

Carrot 'Royal Chantenay' - Heritage

Daucus carota

Perfect for heavier soils and containers! The small, conical roots of Carrot 'Royal Chantenay' have broad shoulders and strong foliage making them easier to pull when harvesting. This short carrot can be sown successionally for an ongoing harvest of delicious almost coreless roots. Later sowings in June produce superbly flavoured, main crop roots which store extremely 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 (1000 carrot seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 3 days
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    • £1.99

Carrot 'Atlas'

Daucus carota

Perfect for snacking! The globe shaped rich orange roots of Carrot 'Atlas' are deliciously sweet and crunchy with virtually coreless flesh. These bite sized carrots are ideal for eating raw in salads or steaming as a mini vegetable. A great choice for 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

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    • 1 packet (100 carrot seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 3 days
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    • £1.99

Parsnip 'The Student' - Heritage

Pastinaca sativa

This classic heritage variety dates back to the 1800's and is still as popular as ever. Parsnip 'The Student' produces long, broad shouldered, tapering parsnips with good resistance to canker. The smooth skinned roots have a very narrow core and creamy flesh of a deliciously mild flavour. Height and spread: 45cm (18"). More info
    • 1 packet (300 parsnip seeds)

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    • £2.09

Carrot 'Aneta' F1 Hybrid - SowStrong® Collection

Daucus carota

Carrot ‘Aneta’ produces smooth, cylindrical roots with a rich orange colour and excellent flavour. This superb variety is perfect for growing throughout the season as a ‘finger’ or ‘bunching’ carrot from successional sowings, or can be grown to maturity as a maincrop for winter storage. 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

Read more on our blog: SowStrong® – A Natural Way to Growing Success

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    • 1 packet (300 carrot seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 3 days
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    • £2.49

Carrot 'Cosmic Purple'

Daucus carota

  • New in 2014

A stunning addition to the plate or the salad bowl, Carrot 'Cosmic Purple' produces tapering roots up 18cm (7") long, with purple skin and bright orange coreless flesh. These colourful carrots are tender and delicious whether eaten raw or cooked. The strong foliage makes them easier to pull when harvesting, with roots storing well over winter from a later sowing. 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 (500 carrot seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 3 days
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    • £0.99

Carrot 'Atomic Red'

Daucus carota

  • New in 2014
  • Unique colour and flavour

A striking carrot, producing tapering roots up to 25cm (10") long with coral-red skin and flesh. The rich red colour is due to high levels of lycopene, a healthy antioxidant. The colour becomes more intense and the flavour deepens once Carrot 'Atomic Red' is cooked, although it looks equally striking when sliced or grated into salads raw. Harvestable from July through to October, the strong foliage makes this colourful carrot easier to lift. 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 (500 carrot seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 3 days
    •  
    • £1.99