Carrot Early Nantes

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A firm favourite for a succession of sowing. They produce blunt ended cylindrical roots that have a very small core.

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Carrot Early Nantes is a firm favourite for a succession of sowing. They produce blunt ended cylindrical roots that have a very small core. Carrot Early Nantes has a superb flavour and beautiful colour, as such this is a firm favourite with gardeners. In addition this is an ideal variety to grow in troughs and planters.

Nutritional content: High in antioxidant beta-carotene which coverts to vitamin A in the body

Pack size: Approximately 400 Seeds

Cultivation Instructions:

Sowing Indoors:  N/A

Sow/Plant outdoors:  Cultivate soils to a depth of 15-20cms and rake the top surface to provide a fine crumb to plant the seeds into. Sow seeds from April to July, thinly and direct into the growing site 2cm (¾””) deep in rows 30cm (12″”) apart. If possible sow carefully so that thinning is not necessary.

Carrot fly can be a problem and often they are attracted by the smell whilst thinning.  As such If you have to thin the seedlings, do so in the evening. Water before thinning and remove all the debris. Do not transplant. In conclusion when thinning aim for roots 5-7cm (2-3″”) apart.

Young Carrots can always be pulled alternately to ‘thin as you eat’.

For the best performance and yield keep well fed and watered over the growing months.

Do not plant if soils are waterlogged.

Handy Tips:

Early sowings can be made in a cold frame or under cloches. In mild areas, sow in October under cloches or frame for really early spring use.

Growing Information:

Soil type: Free draining light soils that are humus rich.

Aspect: Full sun but also ok in partial shade.

Position: Can be grown in tubs and containers and also open planting in vegetable beds.

Harvest: June to November.

Full growing instructions provided.

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