Common Name: Carrot
Cultivar: 'Autumn King 2'
Skill Level: Beginner
Exposure: Full sun
Soil type: Well-drained/light, Clay/heavy, Acidic, Chalky/alkaline, Moist
Time to plant seeds: March to July
'Autumn King 2' is a heavy cropping variety which has been given an Award of Garden Merit (AGM). The long, tapering carrots have a delicious flavour and also store well. Carrots are ideal for free-draining soils, such as sandy soils, which warm up quickly in spring. For an early crop start sowing in March, if weather permits, in a warm, well-drained spot or from April to July, in rows 30cm (12in) apart.
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