Smooth creamy white skin and flesh. Popular, long-rooted variety with a tender core. Traditional favourite for winter roasts and soups. Rich source of vitamin C and folate.

Features

  • High Yielding
  • Large Solid Roots
  • Stores Well in Ground

Product details

How

Sow direct where they are to grow. Cover with Yates Seed Raising Mix. Firm down well and keep moist. Avoid overcrowding by thinning out and discarding excess seedlings when 4-5 weeks old..

Care

Cultivate soil well before sowing as deep, well-drained soils give best results.  Add Yates Blood & Bone and Yates Superphosphate to soil before sowing to help ensure a good crop. Begin pulling roots early to extend the harvest. Protect from snails and slugs with Yates Blitzem.

Hint

Great companion plant for beans, onions family, corn, cucumber, raddish & tomatoes.To aid germination, maintain even moisture by laying a plank of wood over row.  Remove after germination.

Storage

Store in a cool dry place away from direct sunlight. Keep out of reach of children and pets.

NOT TO BE USED FOR ANY PURPOSE OR IN ANY MANNER CONTRARY TO THIS LABEL UNLESS AUTHORISED

Position Full sun
Plant space 7-10cm
Sow depth 6mm
Plant height 10cm
Germination 21-28 days
Germination (days) 24
Row space 30-40cm
Maturity 18-20weeks
Maturity (days) 133
Botanical name Pastinaca sativa
Suitable for Garden beds

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