Growing Carrot

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06 Nov 21 Colin Scott (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
I have had carrots with for legs and then two by thinning consistently. The last one was single at the top but had multiple small legs at the bottom. How do I stop this?
10 Nov 21 (Australia - temperate climate)
Best to grow carrots in a sandy loam kind of soil. Don't need a lot of nitrogen. Also I wouldn't thin out too much. I don't grow them because they are cheap to buy and take so long to grow.
09 Nov 21 Liz (New Zealand - sub-tropical climate)
02 Jul 22 Kelly (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
If you want to reduce forking of the roots - you must stop digging and tilling and hoeing. No dig beds are your answer and only do compost as your medium to grow. They are light and airy and nutrient dense.
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