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carrot 'Marion' F1

carrot or Daucus carota 'Marion' F1

RHS award of garden merit RHS endorsed product
approx 400 seeds £3.10
  • Position:
  • Soil: fertile and moisture retentive
  • Hardiness: High quality and early to mature

    A high quality Nantes variety, hardy enough to over-winter in all but the coldesregions, ensuring excellent harvests over a remarkably long harvest period.
    Winner of an RHS 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:In a prepared seed bed How Sow thinly in rows 30cm apart Cover lightly with 1.5cm of fine soil Firm gently and keep moist Seedlings appear 14-21 daysFor continuous crops sow every 2-3 weeks
  • Care:When harvesting, select alternate young carrots from the row, allowing the remainder to develop fully. No other thinning is needed if sown thinlyKeep well watered to prevent the roots splitting. Keep weed free at all times Protect early sowings with cloches

  • Sow: March to June

  • Harvest: August to MarchLift remainder in March, remove soil from roots and store in dry sand

  • Approximate quantity: 400 seeds.
  • Tip:
    Water well after thinning or harvesting from the row to wash any dislodged .soil back around the remaining roots.