Daucus carota 'Amsterdam Forcing 3'

Carrot

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Key information

Plant type

Vegetable

Flower colour

White

Hardiness

Hardy

Skill level

Beginner

Carrot 'Amsterdam Forcing 3'

Plant details

Daucus carota 'Amsterdam Forcing 3' is an early maturing carrot, bearing delicious, blunt-ended roots. It's one of the earliest carrots suitable for forcing outdoors or growing under cloches to extend the season. The carrots develop a good orange colour early on, and have an excellent sweet flavour. 

Sow Daucus carota 'Amsterdam Forcing 3' seed in frames or under cloches, in well-prepared, stone-free soil from February. Continue to sow every fortnight for a continunous crop until autumn, in rows 30cm apart. Cover seedlings with horticultural fleece to deter carrot fly.

Family: Apiaceae

Genus: Daucus

Species: carota

Cultivar: Amsterdam Forcing 3

Plant type: Vegetable

Flower colour: White

Foliage colour: Dark green

Sun exposure: Full sun

Soil: Well-drained/light, Clay/heavy, Acidic, Chalky/alkaline, Moist

Hardiness: Hardy

Skill level: Beginner

Height: 30cm

Spread: 8cm

Time to plant seeds: February to July


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