Smooth creamy white skin and flesh. Popular, long-rooted variety with a tender core. Traditional favourite for winter roasts and soups. Rich source of vitamin C and folate.
- High yielding
- Large solid roots
- Stores well in ground
Sow direct where they are to grow. Cover with Yates Seed Raising Mix. Firm down well and keep moist. Avoid overcrowding by thinning out and discarding excess seedlings when 4-5 weeks old.
Cultivate soil well before sowing as deep, well-drained soils give best results. Add Yates Blood & Bone to soil before sowing to help ensure a good crop. Begin pulling roots early to extend the harvest. Protect from snails and slugs with Yates Blitzem.
Great companion plant for beans, onions family, corn, cucumber, radish & tomatoes.To aid germination, maintain even moisture by laying a plank of wood over row. Â Remove after germination.