Description – An unusual, deep red-coloured carrot variety that produces consistent, medium-sized 17.5cm (7in) roots which boast equivalent flavour and crunchy texture to orange carrots. Sweet and tasty grated into salads!
Sowing – Sow thinly, 1cm (½in) deep, in drills 30cm (12in) apart. Thin seedlings to 5cm (2in) apart when large enough to handle, and grow under enviromesh to reduce risk of carrot root fly attack. Keep well watered for best quality roots.
Aftercare – SERVING SUGGESTION: Chunks of the sweet flesh are delicious in salads or used as dippers with cream cheese.
Harvest – August to February