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Daucus carota 'Amsterdam Forcing 3'


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Carrot 'Amsterdam Forcing 3'

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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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