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Carrot - Scarlet Nantes - Certified Organic Seeds

Carrot - Scarlet Nantes - Certified Organic Seeds

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(Daucus carota) - Organically Grown - Uncertified

Scarlet Nantes is a extremely popular variety with bright orange-red root to 18cm, coreless variety. Very sweet, crisp flavour. Good for general use or as baby carrots in 70 days. Scarlet Nantes is a reliable choice among gardeners and is known for its sweet, crisp flavor. With a high yield potential and a maturity of 70 days, it's an easy and convenient option for a perpetual supply of fresh, nutritious carrots.

Pests may include snails & slugs when young or rabbits eating foliage. Try to exclude rabbits using fencing where necessary and Snail and Slug Killer for young seedlings.

How To Sow

Carrots prefer a fertile deep soil that is well prepared using manures or compost and forked to loosen. Sow seeds direct into well prepared seed beds. There are many 'methods' to sowing carrots for the best germination results. We recommend keeping it simple! Form a shallow furrow, sprinkling seed into the furrow then using your hand very lightly cover the seed with no more then 3mm of soil. Keep consistently moist and you should see germination in 2-3 weeks. They are a very small seed that can easily be covered to deeply causing no germination. Space each furrow 15cm apart. Ensure you minimise weed pressure and start to thin out the biggest carrots after 60-80 days.

When To Sow

All Year

Where to Sow

Pick a full sun position during the cooler months or during warmer weather choose an afternoon shade position.

Seeds per Packet

Approx 300 seeds

Seed Germination Period

7 to 21 days

Companion Plants

onions, green onions, lettuce, tomatoes, and marigolds

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