Gardeners of Britain: Why do all carrot afflictions sound like names of dodgy goth bands?

Swift Moth? Violet Root Rot? Fanging? Sclerotinia? Distorted Leaves? Motley Dwarf Virus? Hollowed-out Roots?

Did the carrot originate in Leeds, perchance? Or is there some other explanation?

I'll accept that Clayburn is a bit more folky but that means nothing. Remember All About Eve?
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