Seed Tape Carrot Scarlet Nantes - McKenzie Seeds

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Scarlet Nantes is the most popular and dependable home garden carrot variety. Roots are sweet and tender yet incredibly crisp. Bright orange in color and nearly coreless, these are ideal for freezing.
Please Note: Seedtapes require consistent moisture to ensure best germination.

Plant Type: Vegetable

Flavor: Sweet and crunchy

Preparation Ideas: Clean, peel and slice carrots. Bring 3 cm (1") of salted water to boil in a saucepan. Add the carrot slices. Return to boil, then reduce the heat and cover the pan. Cook until just tender, but not soft. This will take about 10-15 minutes. Drain and eat hot. For extra flavor add salt, pepper and butter.

Days to Germination: 10 to 14 days

Days to Maturity: 68 days

Planting Depth: 6 mm (1/4")

Plant Spacing: 5 cm (2")

Row Spacing: 30 cm (12")

Instructions: Plant in fertile well drained soil. Repeat sowings every 2 weeks until mid-summer for continuous supply of fresh carrots. Prepare the soil for planting. Make shallow rows 13 mm (1/2") deep and 45 cm (18") apart. Tear strips apart and unroll into rows. Water the Seedtape thoroughly, then cover with soil and water thoroughly again.

Suggestions: For best flavor, harvest when roots are not more than 5 cm (2") in diameter.

Product Weight: 4.5 meters (15') - with 500 plus seeds