Carrot Scarlet Nantes Seed Packet - Ferry-Morse

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Scarlet Nantes carrots have a crispy, sweet flavor which makes them absolutely perfect for snacking. Nearly coreless, Scarlet Nantes carrots grow to be 6" long and feature a great red-orange color. These carrots do particularly well in clay soil.

  • Flavor: Sweet and flavorful.
  • Preparation Ideas: Use these in soups, stews, and gourmet salads.
  • Plant Type: Vegetable
  • Fill Weight (grams): 2
  • Grows Best In: Full Sun
  • Days to Germination: 14-25 Days
  • Days to Maturity: 65-70 Days
  • Growth Type: Root
  • Planting Depth: .25"
  • Seed Spacing: When sowing Scarlet Nantes Carrot seeds, sow 4 seeds per inch in a row and when seedlings are 2" high, thin seedlings to 3" apart.
  • Best Container Size: 12"+

Instructions: In full sun and well-drained soil, sow 4 seeds per inch in the row. Cover the seeds firmly with soil. When the plants are 2 inches tall, thin to 3 inches apart in the row. For fresh carrots all season, plant every 3 weeks until 75 days before the first fall frost.

Suggestions: Too much water can cause carrots to crack. They should be kept weeded (a clean mulch can reduce this job). Also, lightly place soil over exposed roots to prevent cracking.