Daucus carota 'Sugarsnax 54'
Carrot - F1 Hybrid 'Sugarsnax 54'
Daucus carota Carrot 'Sugarsnax 54' delivers a flavour sensation with its extra sweet root, which also contains high levels of beta carotene. It produces long, 25cm (10 inch) roots of exceptional quality, so sweet you can just lift the roots, wash and serve in chunks in salads.
This variety has an RHS Award of Garden Merit.
|Awards||RHS Award of Garden Merit|
|Botanical name||Daucus carota|
|Common name||Carrot - F1 Hybrid 'Sugarsnax 54'|
|Plant type||Vegetable Seeds|
|Season of interest||Summer, Autumn|
|Time to maturity||1 - 2 years|
|Ultimate height||0.1m - 0.5m|
|Ultimate spread||0.1m - 0.5m|
|Useful/additional information||Sow April to June, at 4 week intervals. Sow seeds thinly, 1cm (½ inch) deep in drills 30cm (12 inches) apart. Thin seedlings to 5cm (2 inches) apart when large enough to handle, to reduce risk of carrot root fly attack. Keep well watered for best quality roots. Later sowings can be lifted and stored.|