Carrot – Autumn king (Organic)
An RHS award-winning maincrop variety ideal for storage over the winter months. How could we not include Autumn King in our catalogue?! This is one of our favourite varieties, and certainly lives up to its name. It is an RHS Award of Garden Merit winner and is a firm favourite amongst both home and market gardeners.
It produces conical roots up to 30cm long and with a deep organgey-red colour. It is sweet-tasting and delicious both raw and cooked.
Autumn King is a great carrot for storage over the winter. To store the roots place them in containers in single layers between layers of moist (but not wet) sand making sure they do not touch each other. Place the containers in a cool place and check the roots periodically over the winter and remove any that show signs of mould or rotting.
(Approximate seed count – 400)