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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 'Nantes Frubund' (Fast Crop)

Daucus carota

The first genuine autumn sowing carrot! Highly regarded for its exceptionally early crops and superb cold resistance, Carrot 'Nantes Fruhbund' is a massive breakthrough in autumn sowing vegetables. Be the first to harvest carrots in spring when most people are only just sowing their first crop of the year. Best sown outdoors under cloches. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 15cm (6").

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    • 1 packet (500 seeds)

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    • £2.99

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)

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    • £2.99

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.


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    • 1 packet (350 carrot seeds)

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    • £2.69

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 (1000 carrot seeds)

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    • £1.69

Carrot 'Nigel' F1 Hybrid

Daucus carota

Carrot 'Nigel' produces cylindrical, coreless, bright orange roots that resist cracking and store well over winter. This heavy cropping, second early 'Nantes' type is particularly quick growing. The 20cm (8”) long roots are smooth skinned with a good flavour. Height: 30cm (12”). Spread: 15cm (6”).

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    • 1 packet (500 seeds)

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    • £2.69

Carrot 'Amsterdam Forcing'

Daucus carota

A quick maturing variety, Carrot 'Amsterdam Forcing' is ideal for growing early crops under cloches or cold frames. The high quality, small cylindrical roots can be harvested at finger size for deep orange-red carrots with a sweet flavour and virtually no core. For an ongoing supply, sow these fast growing carrots at 14 day intervals through spring and early summer. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 15cm (6").

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    • 1 packet (1500 seeds)

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    • £2.69

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.


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    • 1 packet (7200 carrot seeds)

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    • £2.99

Carrot 'Primo' F1 Hybrid - RHS endorsed vegetable seeds

Daucus carota

Carrot 'Primo' is one of the earliest varieties and the best quality 'bunching carrot', with good bolting resistance too. The rich orange roots of this RHS AGM variety can be harvested just 12 weeks from sowing, making them virtually coreless. With a sweet and juicy flavour, this superb Carrot makes a delicious and healthy snack that can be harvested over a long period if sown successionally. Perfect for growing outdoors in containers or for early sowings in coldframes and greenhouse borders. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 15cm (6").

These vegetable seeds are endorsed by the RHS.

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    • 1 packet (450 carrot seeds)

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    • £2.99

Parsnip 'Pinnacle' F1 Hybrid

Pastinaca sativa

A superb British bred variety, specially selected to resist canker. The slender wedge-shaped roots of Parsnip 'Pinnacle' have smooth, white skins and shallow crowns with plenty of tender, sweet flesh. This uniform variety has excellent vigour and good winter hardiness. Height and spread: 45cm (18"). More info
    • 1 packet (250 parsnip seeds)

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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.