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. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 15cm (6").
Patio, Kitchen Garden
Up to 30cm (11.8in)
Up to 15cm (5.9in)
Easy for all
Easy for all
1 packet (400 carrot seeds) (TR00781)
Direct sow Adelaide seeds outdoors from March to July. also ideal for sowing from January to March in greenhouse borders or under cloches. Grow Carrots in a weed free, sunny position in fertile, light, well drained soil. Carrots dislike freshly manured soils so seed beds are best prepared in autumn, well in advance of spring sowings.
Sow seeds thinly at a depth of 1cm (1/2"") in drills 30cm (12"") apart. Germination will take 10 to 20 days. When large enough to handle, thin out the seedlings within each row to 2cm (1in) apart for finger sized carrots. Where space is limited, growing carrots in containers will also produce a worthwhile crop.
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