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Daucus carota 'Flyaway'


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Daucus carota 'Flyaway'

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Daucus carota 'Flyaway' is a A 'Nantes' type carrot, bearing blunt-ended, cylindrical roots with a succulent texture and deliciously sweet flavour. It's a popular carrot variety, owing to its superb resistance to carrot fly. 

Daucus carota 'Flyaway' crops from early summer to autumn. Sow seed in frames or under cloches, in well-prepared, stone-free soil from March. Continue to sow every fortnight for a continunous crop until autumn, in rows 30cm apart.

Family: Apiaceae

Genus: Daucus

Species: carota

Cultivar: Flyaway

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: March to July

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