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Carrot 'Solar Yellow' Overview
Carrots produce large edible tap roots that can range in colour from white to yellow, red and purple depending on the variety. Solar Yellow carrots are yellow with a tapered form.
Common problems with Carrot 'Solar Yellow'
Carrot fly - attracted to the smell of crushed foliage. Reduce the risk of carrot flies by thinning plants in the evening, removing the thinnings and watering afterwards. They are low-flying insects: erecting a ‘wind-break’ style shield around a crop will help protect!
Carrot 'Solar Yellow' Companion Plants
Lettuce, onions, radish, tomatoes, basil, parsley, rocket
How to harvest Carrot 'Solar Yellow'
Carrots can be harvested in 65 to 75 days after sowing, or as soon as they have reached the preferred size.
How to propagate Carrot 'Solar Yellow'
Direct sow thinly 1 cm deep and 5-7 cm apart, in rows 30 cm apart. Sowing time - Spring/Summer or throughout the year in warmer areas. Germination time - 14 - 21 days.
Special features of Carrot 'Solar Yellow'
Can be grown in a container, as long as it is deep enough and wide enough. Min: 25 cm x 25 cm
Do not replant rootcrops on the same soil to prevent soil diseases. Rotate with other crops.
Other uses of Carrot 'Solar Yellow'
The taproot is edible as well as the leaves!
High in beta-carotene and Vitamin A.