Carrot Amsterdam Forcing
Carrot Amsterdam Forcing is a cylindrical type, early-maturing with slim roots. Uniform, heavy yielder, very well suited to early glasshouse growing but also does brilliantly on the allotment.
Plot Type:Outdoor plot
Class:Early maincrop root vegetable
Where To Sow: Dig narrow drills 1cm deep and 12cm apart with rows 30cm apart. Shake some seed into your palm and drop a small pinch into a each drill. Seedlings appear about 15 days later.
What To Do Next:
Handy Tip: For Christmas carrots, try a September sowing in a large 60cm (24") deep container in a frost-free greenhouse.
Nutritional Value: High in antioxidant beta-carotene which converts to vitamin A in the body.
Companion Plants: Pea, Lettuce, Rosemary, Onion Family, Sage, Tomato