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Scarlet Nantes carrots have a crispy, sweet flavor which makes them absolutely perfect for snacking. Nearly coreless, Scarlet Nantes carrots grow to be 6" long and feature a great red-orange color. These carrots do particularly well in clay soil.
Sweet and flavorful.
Use these in soups, stews, and gourmet salads.
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When sowing Scarlet Nantes Carrot seeds, sow 4 seeds per inch in a row and when seedlings are 2" high, thin seedlings to 3" apart.
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In full sun and well-drained soil, sow 4 seeds per inch in the row. Cover the seeds firmly with soil. When the plants are 2 inches tall, thin to 3 inches apart in the row. For fresh carrots all season, plant every 3 weeks until 75 days before the first fall frost.
Too much water can cause carrots to crack. They should be kept weeded (a clean mulch can reduce this job). Also, lightly place soil over exposed roots to prevent cracking.