Heirloom variety that is popular because of its great storing capability. Orange-scarlet roots are smooth and even shaped, and grow 15 cm long and 2.5 cm thick. Sow carrots in well prepared light soil after the soil temperature rises above 8°C.
Keep seedbed evenly moist avoiding crusting over while the seeds are sprouting. Do not use a high nitrogen fertilizer.
Crisp emerald green outer leaves and sweet flavour make this heritage variety a popular salad choice. Attractive, uniformly shaped heads average 25cm tall. Ideal for the home gardener, Good resistance to bolting and tip burn.
Sow seeds in successive crops every 2 weeks from April to August, as long as the weather is cool.
Harvest by pulling the entire plant or by cutting leaves 2cm above the base to encourage new leaf growth.