Carrot - Scarlet Nantes
Scarlet Nantes is one of the finest carrots grown, of excellent quality, attractive shape and bright orange all the way through. Nantes has a delicious flavor either raw, cooked, or frozen. Roots grow 6-8 inches long, and are cylindrical and stump rooted
Some gardeners like to soak the seed a few hours before planting to aid in germination. Make successive sowing up to mid-July for full sized roots for winter storage. Plant Radish seeds in the row with Carrots. The Radishes will sprout quickly to mark the row, They will mature and can be harvested before the Carrots get too large.
Planting time - Early Spring to Mid-Summer
Matures in - 70 days
Germinates in - Very slow to germinate taking up to 2-3
Sowing depth - 1/4 inch
Row spacing - 12-15 inches
Seed spacing - 1/2 inch
Thinning - when plants are 2-3 inches tall, thin to 2-3 inches apart
Net weight 1 G (Estimated 770 seeds)
Bulk Carrot Scarlet Nantes seed available.
23,000 Seeds/oz. Plant 1/2oz per 100ft row.
3lbs of Carrot seed needed per acre.
Average Carrot yield per acre - 494 bushels cut, 800 bushels bunched.