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Scarlet Nantes Carrot

Up to a Bushel per Packet


Nearly coreless 6-in. carrots—in 9 weeks! Flavor favorite colors up early—a tempting red-orange. Super for snacking; crisp and sweet. Plant extra for the lunch box! Does well in clay soil. 65 DAYS.

Seed Counts: 1/2 oz. of carrot seeds contains about 8,000 seeds and sows 100 ft. of row.
  • Zone 3 - 9 annual.
  • Height 18 - 22 inches.
  • Germination 10 - 15 days.
  • Shade Required Full sun.

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  • Botanical Name: Daucus carota ssp. Sativus 'Nantes Coreless' (aka 'Scarlet Nantes')'; Family: Umbelliferae/Apiaceae (Carrot Family)
  • Height: 18 - 22 inches.
  • Spacing: 2 - 3 inches between plants, 12 - 14 inches between rows.
  • Depth: 1/4 - 1/2 inch.
  • Spread: 8 - 10 inches .
  • Sun/Shade: Full sun.
  • Yield: 100 pounds per 100 foot row.
  • Foliage: Green foliage.
  • Fruit: Bright orange throughout. Sweet, juicy, fine-grained flesh. Straight and smooth.
  • Days To Maturity: 68 days.
  • Form: Annual. Root.
  • Soil Requirements: Light, fertile, deep, well-drained, sandy loam soil; pH 5.5-6.8.
  • Growth Rate: Moderate growth rate.
  • Seed Count: Approximately 1500 seeds per packet, 1/2 oz. is approximately 8,000 seeds.
  • Size: 6 inches x 1.5 inches.
  • Comments: Coreless. Tapers to a stump end, cylindrical. Top Winter storage crop. Holds well in the ground; dig all Winter. Durable, strong topped. Good yields.

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