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CARROT Scarlet Nantes

Daucus carota

Stock: Available

$3.50

Family: Apiaceae

Characteristics: Root vegetable

Seed per packet: Approx 200

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Developed in the area of the town of Nantes, France, this classic carrot is famous for flavour and its crunch. Bright orange flesh is fine grained with almost no core. Roots average 15-17 cm (6-7”) long with blunt ends and small to medium tops.

Carrots grow best in full sun but tolerate some shade. Avoid deformed carrots by planting them in loose soil free from stones or rocks.

Tropical: Late Summer to Early Spring
Temperate: All Seasons
Cool climate: All Seasons

Sow: 6mm deep
For best results sow in drills direct in growing position. Thin after 3-4 weeks
Plant space: 5cm
Row Space: 20-25cm
Germination: 10-21 days
Maturity: 16-20 weeks

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