scarlet nantes

127 – Scarlet Nantes Improved

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Certified Biodynamic and Organic

(Seed Movement Scarlet Nantes) Wonderfully uniform, medium-long, blunt-tipped roots. Sweet and juicy. Keeps its quality through a long season. Excellent storage variety. An outstanding strain of Scarlet Nantes originating from the work of seedsman John Navazio.

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Product Description

DAYS TO HARVEST –
85

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 40 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 scarlet nantes ~80 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 ~ 12,000 seeds

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