Seeds: Organic Carrot – “Scarlet Nantes” Variety

$3.95

  • Packet Size: 500 Seeds, Certified Organic
  • Days to Maturity: 65 days
  • A timeless heirloom favourite
  • Bright orange, very sweet, slightly tapered
  • 5-20 cm. roots have have a rounded tip
  • Seeds are grown and harvested in Ontario
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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.

Planting Instructions

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.


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Brand

Hawthorn Farm

Hawthorn Farm produces organic seeds for the Canadian climate. All seeds are non-GMO, non-hybrid, and open-pollinated from plants grown in Ontario, Canada.