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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 '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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How to grow carrotsCompanion Planting

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    • 1 packet (250 carrot seeds)

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    • £2.29

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.

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 'Cortina' F1 Hybrid - SowStrong® Collection

Daucus carota

This maincrop carrot produces uniform roots reaching 20cm (8") long with a lovely sweet flavour. Carrot 'Cortina' is ideal for harvesting in autumn and stores well for winter use. Delicious used as a cooked vegetable or eaten 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.


Useful links:

How to grow carrotsCompanion Planting
Read more on our blog: SowStrong® Ð A Natural Way to Growing Success

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    • 1 packet (300 carrot seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 1 days
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    • £2.49

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

More info
    • 1 packet (300 carrot seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 1 days
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    • £2.49

Carrot 'Purple Sun' F1 Hybrid

Daucus carota

A striking purple carrot with a superb sweet flavour and intensely dark colour from skin right through to the core. The pointed roots of Carrot ÔPurple Sun' are packed with high levels of antioxidants making them perfect for juicing. A great improvement on the older purple carrots, producing uniform roots with strong disease resistance and an excellent flavour. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 15cm (6").

Useful links:

How to grow carrotsCompanion Planting

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    • 1 packet (300 carrot seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 1 days
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    • £2.49

Carrot 'Kelly' F1 Hybrid

Daucus carota

This new variety comes from exciting breeding work in Nantes x Kuroda crosses. Carrot ÔKelly' produces shouldered, long, smooth-skinned, tapered roots with bright skins. The rich orange flesh has a sweetness and texture that greatly improves on previous varieties. Best grown as a maincrop and harvested in Autumn for use throughout winter. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 15cm (6").

Useful links:

How to grow carrotsCompanion Planting

More info
    • 1 packet (400 carrot seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 1 days
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    • £0.99