Heirloom! Scarlet Nantes have bright, cylindrical roots with a great, old-timey carrot flavor. A versatile variety for baby carrots, bunching, juicing or storage. Originally from France, dating back to the 1850s.
Days to maturity: 65
Latin name: Daucus carota
Life cycle: Annual
Direct seed in full sun as soon as soil can be
worked through mid-July. Optimal soil temperature
for germination is 65-75°F. Keep soil moist.
Seeding depth: 1/8”. Seeding rate: 2-3 seeds/inch
and thin to 1/2-1″. Row spacing 18”.
All of our seed is Non-GMO and Certified Organic by Washington State Department of Agriculture. We grow the majority of our varieties here at Deep Harvest Farm on Whidbey Island while we purchase the rest from other small, organic Northwest seed growers. Finally, all of our offerings are open-pollinated (OP) so that you too can save and share seed from these plants!