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By Truds

tyrone, United Kingdom Gb

can anyone tell me is it ok to plant carrots in tubs.



yes, read the back of the seed packet, some will say 'good in containers' , just make sure the soil is deep enough.

16 Jul, 2008


thanks steve will let u no how they do.

16 Jul, 2008


I've grown baby carrots in window troughs before, with great success. Good Luck with yours.

16 Jul, 2008


I just transplanted my baby carrots into a larger pot this afternoon looking good healthy green leaves dont know if any carrot beaneath.

16 Jul, 2008


also if you grow in containers chances you will not have a problem with the carrot fly - The female flies lay their eggs in the soil beside the host plants. These hatch about 7 days later depending on the temperature. The larvae move to the roots attacking the rootlets first. They develop through three growth stages over a 4 to 6 week period, then return to the soil to pupate for a further 2 to 4 weeks. Usually there are two generations per year, the first emerging in late April to early May and a second in late July. They overwinter as larvae in roots or as pupae in the soil, though a few adults may survive the winter.

But in containers you will not have a problem - because the carrot fly does not normally fly above about 18 - 20 inches above grownd level

16 Jul, 2008


Ken how long before we would get fresh carrots.

16 Jul, 2008

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