Appetising, crispy and sweet, this is a new improved hybrid pure purple carrot producing an intensely coloured dark uniform carrot from the skin and right through to the core. The roots are pointed and the variety has a strong disease resistance. Early sowings require protection with cloches and when harvesting, select alternate young carrots from the row, allowing the remainder to devop fully. Keep well watered to prevent the roots splitting. Seedlings appear within 7-21 days of planting and if continuous crops are desirable sow every 2-3 weeks. Remove soil from roots and store in dry sand. Root vegetables boast a host of colours and flavours and include carrots, radish, horseradish, sweet potato, turnip and beetroot. Their low rate of metabolism allows for a relatively long postharvest life. Thanks to their high water content, they are key ingredients for a low fat diet. This wholefood is well suited for all cooking options: grilling, mashing, roasting, frying and even in soups. Don’t skimp on sunshine when growing them! Characteristics:When To Sow: March-JulyWhen To Harvest: May-NovemberSoil Type: Light stone free soilAdvice: Harvest first carrots when finger sized, sweet and succulentPacket Contents: Average 350 seedsLatin Name: Daucus carotaJohnsons’ premium ranges of flower and vegetable packet seeds feature captivating flowers and authentic vegetables from around the world. No matter what the size of your growing space, either a spacious garden or a limited patio, the high quality of Johnsons’ seeds cater for any needs.Explore more of our horticultural range; we have a wide selection of gardening essentials available from compost to plant pots Have a query or can’t find something you’re looking for? We receive new deliveries every week, so if the item you wish to purchase is currently out of stock, please contact our Customer Services Team and we may be able to reserve the items you require.Please note: Plants and seeds are classed as perishable goods and are excluded from our returns policy. This does not affect your statutory rights. See our Cancellation & Returns page for further details. In the unlikely event that you receive your goods damaged or you have been sent the incorrect item, please report your issues to our customer service team as soon as possible. Perishable goods cannot be returned unless we have sent the wrong item, or they are damaged.