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Carrot & Parsnip Seeds


Round, long, rainbow-coloured, purple or just plain orange - we've got carrots to suit every taste! Try growing carrot-fly resistant varieties for the best chance of a healthy crop. Parsnips are the perfect addition to a Sunday roast and will be even sweeter if you leave them in the ground until after a sharp frost.



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Carrot 'Flyaway' F1 Hybrid

Daucus carota

  • RHS Award of Garden Merit

Carrot ‘Flyaway’ is the perfect carrot for growing in UK vegetable plots and gardens where carrot root fly is a problem. As the name suggests this British Bred variety has been developed specifically for its resistance to this troublesome pest. Not only that, but the breeding programme has retained vibrant root colour, natural sweetness, smooth skin, and blunt ended roots. Try this RHS AGM variety where root fly has been a problem in the past and you won’t be disappointed. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 15cm (6").

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    • 1 packet (120 carrot seeds - seed tape)

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    • 1 packet (500 carrot seeds)

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Carrot 'Kelly' F1 Hybrid

Daucus carota

This new variety comes from exciting breeding work in Nantes x Kuroda crosses. Carrot 'Kelly' produces shouldered, long, smooth-skinned, tapered roots with bright skins. The rich orange flesh has a sweetness and texture that greatly improves on previous varieties. Best grown as a maincrop and harvested in Autumn for use throughout winter. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 15cm (6").

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    • 1 packet (400 carrot seeds)

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Carrot 'Nantes 2'

Daucus carota

This fast maturing selection is ideal for early sowings under glass in late winter for your first crop of the year. Carrot 'Nantes 2' produces blunt tipped, medium length roots of about 15cm (6") long. This virtually coreless variety has a rich orange colour and sweet crunchy taste. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 15cm (6").


Companion planting: Try growing carrots with spring onions, leeks and mint, whose aromatic leaves deter carrot root fly.


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    • 1 packet (1500 carrot seeds)

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    • £2.49

Carrot 'Red Samurai'

Daucus carota

Maincrop, reddish skinned, long spear roots. More info
    • 1 packet (300 carrot seeds)

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Parsnip 'Tender and True'

Pastinaca sativa

With superb flavour and large roots, this variety is ideal for both the kitchen and the show bench. The long tapering roots have good canker resistance and grow beautifully straight in stone free soils. Parsnip 'Tender and True' is a particularly popular variety for its deliciously sweet flesh that is virtually coreless. Height and spread: 45cm (18”). More info
    • 1 packet (550 parsnip seeds)

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Carrot 'Mokum' F1 Hybrid

Daucus carota

This juicy bunching carrot has a crisp texture and a sweet flavour that makes it ideal for juicing or eating raw in salads. The long, cylindrical roots of Carrot 'Mokum' reach up to 18cm (7") long and have a very small core. This high yielding RHS AGM variety can be sown indoors for early crops, or sown later in the season in the cold frame or containers on the patio. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 15cm (6").


Companion planting: Try growing carrots with spring onions, leeks and mint, whose aromatic leaves deter carrot root fly.


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How to grow carrotsCompanion Planting

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    • 1 packet (350 carrot seeds)

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    • £3.29

Carrot 'Resistafly' F1 Hybrid

Daucus carota

An F1 Hybrid with the same tolerance to Carrot Root Fly as Carrot 'Flyaway', but producing larger, blunt ended, cylindrical roots with a deliciously sweet flavour. Carrot 'Resistafly' is a 'Nantes' type with good early vigour, a smooth skin and excellent core colour. The uniform 15cm (6”) roots store particularly well. Height: 30cm (12”). Spread: 15cm (6”).


Companion planting: Try growing carrots with spring onions, leeks and mint, whose aromatic leaves deter carrot root fly.


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How to grow carrotsCompanion Planting

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    • 1 packet (350 carrot seeds)

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Carrot 'Kingston' F1 Hybrid

Daucus carota

Main crop 'Autumn king', long storage. More info
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Parsnip 'Gladiator' F1 Hybrid

Pastinaca sativa

  • RHS Award of Garden Merit
A superb RHS AGM F1 hybrid that is ideal for exhibition, with beautiful silky-smooth blemish free, white skins. The high quality roots are quick to mature with a deliciously sweet, earthy flavour. Parsnip 'Gladiator' is consistently reliable and trouble free, with particularly good resistance to canker. Height and spread: 45cm (18").

 

Sue Foster says: "The first parsnip I grew - and what a fantastic crop! This canker resistant variety produces long, smooth roots that are delicious roasted and makes phenomenal Parsnip and Ginger soup. After a couple of frosts the flavour is exceptional, and they keep in the ground for an impressive length of time without turning woody."

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    • 1 packet (300 parsnip seeds)

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Carrot 'Eskimo' F1 Hybrid

Daucus carota

  • The most cold-tolerant variety - down to -10°C

As the name suggests, Carrot 'Eskimo' is one of the most cold tolerant varieties available, coping with winter weather down to -10C when grown on lighter soils. The rich orange, cylindrical roots can be lifted late in the season or even over wintered in free draining conditions. This top quality, RHS AGM variety resists splitting and retains its flavour throughout the autumn and winter - especially if left in the ground. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 15cm (6").


Companion planting: Try growing carrots with spring onions, leeks and mint, whose aromatic leaves deter carrot root fly.


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How to grow carrotsCompanion Planting

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    • 1 packet (450 carrot seeds)

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    • £3.69

Carrot 'Autumn King 2'

Daucus carota

An RHS AGM variety producing splendid, long roots up to 30cm (12") long, with a deep rich red colour inside. Carrot 'Autumn King 2' can be harvested from late summer or left in the ground throughout winter without fear of splitting. These magnificent roots do particularly well in heavyweight classes at local shows. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 15cm (6").

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    • 1 packet (1600 carrot seeds)

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Carrot 'Parmex'

Daucus carota

Rounded, bite-sized carrots with a smooth, bright orange skin. Carrot 'Parmex' is early maturing, producing uniform crops of deliciously tender carrots that make a tasty, nutritious addition to lunchboxes. These compact carrots are ideal for growing in containers and windowboxes. The short roots also cope well with clay soils where other carrots struggle. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 15cm (6").


Companion planting: Try growing carrots with spring onions, leeks and mint, whose aromatic leaves deter carrot root fly.


Useful links:

How to grow carrotsCompanion Planting

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    • 1 packet (1000 carrot seeds)

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    • £0.99