Aimers Organic Seed - Carrot "Nantes" (Organic)


By: Aimers Organic
Aimers Organic Seed - Carrot

Heirloom Vegetable

This is the variety made famous by market gardeners. Nicely shaped cylindrical roots about 17 cm (7") long are blunt ended, sweet and crunchy with almost no core. For those looking for a fast crop, Nantes matures realitively early in the summer. due to its smooth textured skin, Nantes is an easy carrot to clean.  

Product Code 4030
How To Grow 850 seed/gram Nantes will grow well in any open, well cultivated, deep garden soil. As the seed is quite small, mix it with some sand when sowing. Once soil temperature rises above 7.5 C (45 F), sow seed about 7-15 mm (1/4-1/2") deep in rows spaced 45-60 cm (18- 24") apart. Stagger several sowings over the next few weeks. Keep the seedbed evenly moist during the 3 week germination period. Thin the seedlings during the early stages of growth until they are 5 cm (2") apart. Keep the plants evenly watered, weed free and avoid high nitrogen fertilizers. Harvest any time after the carrot roots develop good colour.
Propagation Sow Direct
Days to Emergence 10 to 20
Light Full Sun
Growth Habit Sturdy
Height Medium Tall (30 to 70 cm)
Frost Tolerance Frost Hardy
Days to Harvest 70 days.
Degree of Difficulty Easy
Heritage Heirloom
Length of Row Packet 3 m (10 feet).
Organic Status Certified Organic

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  1. Nature's Emporium

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