Autumn King 2
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A popular English heirloom with high yields and excellent flavour. One of the best varieties for winter storage.
Autumn King 2 Carrot Seeds
[85 days] If you’re looking for a true winter carrot then this is the carrot for you. Its large, tapered roots grow up to 30cm (12") long and can be left in the ground throughout the winter with no fear of splitting. The roots themselves are an exceptional bright orange with a red core, tapered and wide-shouldered. Ideal for the kitchen garden and the show grounds alike, Autumn King carrots are beautiful, delicious and offer delight fully high yields.
And as its name suggests, it is a late maturing carrot—plant in summer for a winter storage crop.
RHS Award of Garden Merit winner.
Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 15cm (6").
What temperature do Autumn King carrot seeds germinate? Autumn King carrots germinate best with a soil temperature of 24°C. The germination takes around 7 days to complete.
How do you know when your Autumn King carrots are ready to harvest? Carrots take around 60-80 days to reach the harvesting stage. The tops of your carrot roots will be about 1 inch, vibrant in colour and may even be popping out of the soil.
How many Autumn King carrots do you get from one plant? Each seed produces one Autumn King carrot. Counting the seedlings once they have started to grow will tell you exactly how many you will end up with when it comes to harvesting.
Autumn King 2 Details
- Germination Time
- 14 - 21 Days
- Sowing Method
- Direct to Ground
- Days to Maturity
- 75 - 95 Days
- Grow in Greenhouse
- Optional for Overwinter Crop
- Packet Seed Count
- Recommended Soil pH
Sow and Harvest Times