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Carrot (Organic) Seeds - Gniff

Average Packet Content 475 seeds


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Traditionally grown in Switzerland where 'Gniff' translates to 'Purple' in the local dialect this carrot has a beautiful purple-skin with a yellow/white core. Slower growing it is a real keeper and also perfect to grow either for storage or for using fresh from the garden. Traditionally steamed to help keep their colour, roots are also sliced and pickled in olive oil with garlic and parsley. Ideal to store in sand over winter. Harvest late July-early November. Height 30-40cm (12-16"); spread 1-10cm (½-4").

Growing Information

Sow thinly direct into finely raked, moist, warm soil at a depth of 1.3cm (½"). Allow 30cm (12") between rows. Thin by degrees to a final spacing of 5-7.5cm (2-3") between plants. Pull small for salad use. Carrots grow best in a sunny position in well-cultivated soil which has not recently been manured.

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Order Despatch

Orders are despatched promptly by post or parcel carrier. Seasonal items such as plants are sent separately with the estimated delivery times stated against each variety both in our catalogue and on our website.

Small items are sent by Royal Mail and larger items by courier. When ordering large items please provide your phone number so that the courier can contact you if necessary.

Please note that when several items are ordered they may not all be delivered at the same time.

Delivery Charge

Standard Charge

Packet seed only will incur a carriage charge of £2.99.

All other products incur a carriage charge of £4.99.

If your order comprises of a combination of carriage charges then a combined carriage charge of £6.99 will be applied.

Live Plants

We want to ensure that all of our plants are delivered to you in the best condition for planting. Unfortunately there are some postcodes that take longer to deliver to and therefore we can not guarantee this, so we are sorry to advise that we do not ship live plants to the following areas; HS, IV41-IV56, KW15-KW17, PA34, PA41-48, PA60-PA78, PA80, PH40-PH44, TR21-TR25, ZE1-ZE3.

Non Standard Deliveries

Unfortunately like many companies in our industry we are currently only able to supply orders to UK based customers, excluding those in Northern Ireland. We are committed to finding a way that we can resume or normal services again as soon as possible. Please accept our apologies for any inconvience caused.

Very Large items

If ordering any large items marked large lorry items  a surcharge of £5 per item will be applied. These items are also not available to areas and postcodes shown under non standard deliveries. We may need to contact you regarding delivery so please provide a contact number with all orders.

Prices include VAT where applicable.

We reserve the right to contact you and advise an additional charge where necessary and are happy to quote for carriage of specific products to more remote areas. Some items may not be available to all areas.

We reserve the right to revise any carriage charges in the event of carrier price increase or other unforeseen circumstances. We will always advise of the carriage charge before payment is taken.

No questions are available at this time. Sorry for any inconvenience.

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Carrot Seeds - Gniff

Carrot (Organic) Seeds - Gniff