Carrot Amsterdam 3 Forcing Seeds (Daucus carota subsp. sativus), a simple carrot to grow which is the earliest of all carrot forcing varieties. Very sweet flavour, good colour and small core.
April to August
Sow Carrot Amsterdam 3 thinly direct into the growing site 2cm deep in rows 30cm apart. March sowings under cloches, later sowings should not need covering. Carrot Amsterdam Forcing can also be sown February to March in a greenhouse or under cloches.
If you have to thin the seedlings, do so in the evening. Water before thinning and remove all the debris. Do not transplant. Aim for roots 2cm apart. Young Amsterdam Carrots, can always be pulled alternately to ‘thin as you eat’
May to November