Carrot, Scarlet Nantes

Catalog #0358

5051
(Daucus carota) (aka Early Coreless) Dates to the 1850s; original seed developed by Vilmorin in France. Cylindrical roots are 7" long with blunt tips. Fine-grained bright red-orange flesh is nearly coreless. Great flavor, sweet and brittle. Good when used as baby carrots. Excellent for freezing and juicing. Widely adapted, stores well. 65-75 days.
DIRECT SEED
1/2" Apart
SEED DEPTH
1/4"
ROWS APART
16-24" Apart
THIN
2-4" Apart

Green Thumb Tip
Sow seeds outdoors 3-4 weeks before last spring frost or as soon as soil can be worked. Tamp soil firmly; keep bed moist until emergence. Germination is slow and uneven, so be patient. Using spun polyester row covers may improve germination rates.
± 21,000 seeds/oz

Price:  Free!