early milan

122 – Early Milan Nantes

$3.00$15.00

Certified Biodynamic and Organic

An early, uniform, blunt-ended carrot that can be forced under row cover for spring bunching carrots, or plant it later for a great storage carrot. This wonderful dual purpose variety is selected for its distinct, rich, flowery carrot flavor. Washed skin is bright orange.

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Product Description

DAYS TO HARVEST –
70-75

SOWING
Sow .5-1″ apart just under the soil surface. Keep soil consistently moist until germination.

LIGHT PREFERENCE
Full Sun

SOIL REQUIREMENTS
Sandy to medium clay/loam

PLANT HEIGHT
Greens can be ~8″

PLANT SPACING
Around 35 days, thin carrots to about every 2″ harvesting baby carrots and greens in between.

HARDINESS ZONES
Greens will die with frost, however, roots will remain intact in the soil and can even sweeten until a hard frost (28-30 degrees).

HARVEST
Harvest Early Milan Nantes ~70 days from planting. You can pull a carrot or two to check if they are at the desirable size. Often, carrots will push their “shoulders” up out of the soil when they are ready for harvest.

COMPANION PLANTING
Grows well with peas, beans, chicory, endive, and lettuce or chives, onions, or leeks. Rosemary, sage, and lemon balm may help keep carrot flies at bay.

USES & COOKING SUGGESTIONS

 

Additional Information

Size

S ~ 750 seeds, L ~ 3000 seeds, XL ~ 12000 seeds, 1 oz. ~ 18,000 seeds

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