Very long smooth skinned root
High resistance to cavity spot and crown disease
Exceptional resistance to breakage and splitting and good harvest all winter
Carrot ‘Volcano’ is a sturdy and vigorous variety, popular with commercial growers. This Nantes type carrot produces strong, 8-9” tapered roots with exceptional resistance to breaking and splitting and a crown of vigorous foliage making them easy to lift. High resistance to cavity spot, crown disease and late season re-growth.
Height: 30cm (12"). Spread 15cm (6").
Height Up to 30cm (12in)
Spread Up to 15cm (6in)
1 Packet (350 seeds) (KC9383)
Water well to encourage germination. Once germinated, carrots should be watered only when necessary to keep the soil moist as excessive water may encourage leaf growth instead of roots. During growth, the carrot roots may be earthed up to prevent green crowns developing.
Cover later carrot sowings with fleece or fine netting, and remove all thinnings from the site to minimise carrot fly infestation. Early varieties may be lifted when required from 9 weeks onwards, while maincrops can be harvested from 12 weeks after their sowing date. Pull a single carrot first to assess the size of the roots. If the soil is dry, lifting carrots can be made easier by watering beforehand. Roots can be stored in a cool, dry place for up to 4 months.
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