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  • Eventual height: 0.3m
  • Eventual spread: 0.15m

carrot 'Maestro' (PBR)

carrot or Daucus carota 'Maestro' F1

RHS award of garden merit RHS endorsed product
approx 400 seeds £3.10
  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: fertile, well drained and light

    A high quality Nantes variety with good resistance to alternaria and cavity spot, ensuring excellent harvests of sweet roots over a remarkably long harvest period.
    Winner of an Royal Horticultural Society, Award of Garden Merit for reliability and good performance.
    Part of the seed range produced by Mr Fothergill’s Seeds in partnership with the RHS.

  • Growing Instructions:Sow sparingly direct into shallow drills or over the surface of compost in containers, and cover lightly with soil. Protect early and late sowings with cloches or bring under cover. Thin seedlings gradually until they are 5cm apart, working in the evening when there are fewer carrot flies around. Harvest once roots reach 4-5cm diameter. Erect a 60cm-high screen of horticultural fleece around your veg beds to keep off carrot fly.

  • Sow: March-June

  • Harvest: August - March

  • Approximate quantity: 400 seeds.