Carrot, Scarlet Nantes

Daucus carota
$2.99 to $25.00
SKU: 0358A
  • Organic
  • Bright red-orange
  • Great flavor, nearly coreless
  • Good for use as baby carrots
  • Cylindrical roots grow to 7 inches
  • Widely adapted, stores well
  • 65-75 days
  • ±21,000 seeds/oz

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(aka Early Coreless) Dates to the 1850s; original seed developed by Vilmorin in France. Cylindrical roots are 7" long with blunt tips. Fine-grained bright red-orange flesh is nearly coreless. Great flavor, sweet and brittle. Good when used as baby carrots. Excellent for freezing and juicing. Widely adapted, stores well. 65-75 days. ±21,000 seeds/oz.

Direct Seed: 1/2" Apart

Seed Depth: 1/4"

Rows Apart: 16-24"

Thin: 2-4" Apart

Instructions -Sow seeds outdoors 3-4 weeks before last spring frost or as soon as soil can be worked. Tamp soil firmly; keep bed moist until emergence. Germination is slow and uneven, so be patient. Using spun polyester row covers may improve germination rates.