Carrot James Scarlet Intermediate
James Scarlet Intermediate is a reliable old favourite for maincrop and exhibition use. It has broad shoulders for easy lifting which taper to long roots of deep orange which rarely split and it has a great flavour.
Pack size: 2000 Seeds
WHEN TO SOW
April to July
WHERE TO SOW
Sow thinly direct into the growing site 2cm (¾"") deep in rows 30cm (12"") apart. If possible sow carefully so that thinning is not necessary .
WHAT TO DO NEXT
Carrot fly is attracted by the smell whilst thinning, If you have to thin the seedlings, do so in the evening. Water before thinning and remove all the debris. Do not transplant. Aim for roots 5-7cm (2-3"") apart. Young Carrots can always be pulled alternately to 'thin as you eat'.
June to November
A good variety for exhibition use. Try making holes with a bar, filling with sandy compost and sowing seeds at each station for large specimen carrots.
High in antioxidant beta-carotene which coverts to vitamin A in the body.