Sub Category - NewGipps Vegetable Flower Herb seeds and Bulbs

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CARROTS

VEGETABLE SEEDS

(Daucus carota sativus). Thrive in well worked soils, well manured for the previous crop. Sow 1 to 2 cm. deep with 20 - 30 cm between rows. Thin to around 5 cm. apart for normal size roots. Sow Sept. to January (cold): July to Feb (temp): and Feb to Nov. in the tropics. Sow only as recommended, keeping moist until established. 500-1000 s/g

Carrots COLOURED VARIETIES:

carrot-colour-mix

1333: Carrot Colour Mix

A mixture of orange, purple, yellow and white varieties. Great talking point and tasty too. Packets only

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cosmic-purple

1327: Cosmic Purple

Attractive 18 cm roots that are sweet and tasty with purple skin. Retains colour when cooked. Flesh is orange. Packets only.

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lunar-white

1332: Lunar White

Tall vigorous plants with roots growing totally underground. Mild flavoured and delicious. Best picked small. Packets only.

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solar-yellow

1331: Solar Yellow

The 18 cm roots are totally yellow, with a sweet flavour. Juicy and crisp. Packets only

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BABY TYPES:

amsterdam-forcing-baby

1321: Amsterdam Forcing (Baby).

Ideal cultivar for baby or finger carrots. Sow sparingly, but do not thin out, spacing rows 10 to 15 cm. apart. Harvest when 1 cm across. Very tender and tasty.

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french-round

1328: French Round

Nearly spherical roots 3 to 5 cm. across. Excellent for containers and very soils. Good taste and appealing when served whole.

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MEDIUM TYPE

atomic-red-hyb

1324: Atomic Red Hyb

Sweet delicious roots to around 20cm long. Roots are an intense orange/red which intensifies on cooking. Ready in around 70 days.

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chantenay-red-cored

1326: Chantenay Red Cored

Improved selection with smooth roots and excellent colour, 12 to 15 cm. long. Makes a good baby carrot when pulled young, but if allowed to grow will produce huge heavy specimens, particularly when spaced up to 10 cm. apart.

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manchester-table

1323: Manchester Table

An old but high quality Nantes type with excellent taste, a small core and smooth cylindrical roots to 20 cm.

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tip-top

1329: Tip Top

The best tasting carrot in our list by far. Nantes type. The smooth roots are crisp, attractively coloured and cylindrical. Superb fresh or cooked, the 20 to 25 cm. roots carry our recommendation.

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LONG TYPES (For deeper topsoils):

all-seasons

1320: All Seasons

Virus resistant with 25 - 30 cm. roots. Suits early sowings and a wide range of climatic conditions.

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chantenay-long

1322: Chantenay Long

Improved selection with smooth roots and excellent colour, 17 to 20 cm. long. Makes a good baby carrot when pulled young, but if allowed to grow will produce huge heavy specimens, particularly when spaced up to 15 cm. apart.

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