Carrot 'Harlequin Mix' F1

Carrot 'Harlequin Mix' F1 is an early nantes variety ranging in colour from white, yellow, orange and purple. More
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Carrot 'Harlequin Mix' F1 is an early nantes variety ranging in colour from white, yellow, orange and purple.

Brilliant for serving as crudites or for slicing and cooking in the traditional way.

Genus Daucus carota var. sativus
Variety Harlequin Mix F1
Type Hardy Biennial (grown as a Hardy Annual)
Common Name Carrot
Border Position Front
Soil Type Fertile, Sandy
Site Full Sun
Moisture Moist but Well-drained, Well-drained
Spacing Sow seeds thinly, to avoid the need for thinning if you can, 2cm apart.
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Sow March under cloches, or April - May successionally direct.
Care Tips Keep well watered, and cover with a protective fleece. Start preparing your soil in early Winter - digging over and removing stones.
Storing On a light soil, carrots are best left in the ground. Even after the frosts, leave them where they are, covering them with a thick layer of straw. On a heavy soil, dig them up and store.
Harvesting 8-10 weeks from sowing, as required. June - October. Harvest in the evening to deter carrot root fly. Lift by November to store over the winter months.
Cooking Notes Pulled in summer, these are lovely just washed and eaten raw, or cooked very simply - steam them for 6-7 minutes, or try Sarah's delicious Slow-roasted carrots with garlic lemon butter recipe when these have been sown later in the season. Carrot tops can also be eaten.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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Reviewed 23rd July 2017 by Carmen Neumann

I have never had any luck with carrots in my new garden, until this year when I tried these. Lovely colours and great taste.

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Reviewed 9th July 2017 by Susan Taheri

Second consecutive year I've tried these but for whatever reason really poor germination over 2-3 showings. I bought fresh seed again the year but same result. Gutted as these carrots look stunning.

Reply from the Sarah Raven Team:

"Thank you for your feedback.

We are sorry to hear that your seeds have not performed as expected. Please do contact our Customer Service Team who will happily look into this for you."

Posted 10th July 2017