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By Jimmy2

United Kingdom Gb

What does the number "2" refer to in, eg, Autumn King 2 carrot? Or 3, 4, or more in other vegetable seed descriptions.



good question lol .

8 Mar, 2011


No idea, I'm afraid - will be interested to learn.

8 Mar, 2011


Usually, it means that it is the 2nd (or 3rd, or 4th) in a series of varieties bred for similar edible parts, but with different ripening times, or different climate or soil tolerances. Most useful for farmers trying to time their plantings for market conditions, or their local situation, but many such varieties have bled out into the home gardening market--sometimes with the numbers, sometimes without!

9 Mar, 2011


thanx tug very good .

9 Mar, 2011

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