Organic Scarlet Nantes Carrot Seeds
Grown and harvested in Ontario, organic Scarlet Nantes Carrot seeds have 65 days to maturity. A timeless heirloom favourite. This is the carrot to grow if your soil is on the heavy side. Bright orange, very sweet, slightly tapered, 15-20 cm. roots have have a rounded tip. A good keeper and makes tasty juice.
Direct seed in early spring thru mid-July into deep, loose, fertile soil. Sow seed 1 cm deep, 30 seeds per 30 cm in 5 cm bands spaced 40-60 cm apart. Keep evenly moist throughout the growing season. Carrots can take 1-3 weeks to germinate so make sure the soil doesn’t crust and become hard before the seedlings emerge. Thin seedlings to approx. 4 cm for full size carrots, closer spacing is adequate for baby carrots. Hill soil over shoulders to prevent greening.