Daucus carota 'Sweet Candle'
Carrot - F1 Hybrid 'Sweet Candle'
Daucus carota Carrot 'Sweet Candle' is a rich orange-skinned and fleshed, coreless, extra sweet flavoured Japanese-bred variety with smooth skinned, cylindrical, blunt-ended roots. Excellent for late summer to autumn cropping, for the kitchen or on the show-bench.
This variety has an RHS Award of Garden Merit.
|Awards||RHS Award of Garden Merit|
|Botanical name||Daucus carota|
|Common name||Carrot - F1 Hybrid 'Sweet Candle'|
|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 seeds from April to June, at 4 week intervals. Sow seeds thinly, 1cm (½in) deep in drills 30cm (12in) apart. Thin seedlings to 5cm (2in) apart when large enough to handle, to reduce risk of carrot fly attack. Keep well watered for best quality roots. Later sowings can be lifted and stored.|