Nantes Organic Carrot Seeds

(P) Pkt of 200 seeds
Item #05879-PK-P1


At last, Nantes goes organic

Days to Maturity: 62 from direct sow

Pushing its deep orange shoulders up to the surface days and even weeks sooner than most others, Nantes is an exceptionally sweet variety just made for slicing. The 6- to 7-inch roots are firm, straight, and not tapered, with inconspicuous cores and plenty of tender, crisp, and ultra-sweet flavor in every bite. This is the classic name in carrots, and now it's available from organic seed.

Higher in vitamins A and B than their store-bought counterparts, homegrown carrots are also rich in calcium and phosphorus—and they taste delicious. And with this certified organic variety, you know you're growing nothing but nature's goodness.

Carrots are a cool-weather crop, best direct sown as soon as the soil is workable in spring, or in late summer for fall harvest. Heavy soils are a problem for root development, so prepare the soil thoroughly before planting or, if you are in a clay soil area, consider growing in raised beds or even containers. Carrots also need moisture to keep from splitting. With these needs met, they are virtually trouble free.

When the seedlings come up and are a few inches high, thin them to 3 inches apart. Harvest the roots as soon as you want, but certainly when they are less than 2 inches across; the smaller the tastier. You will love Nantes organic.


Skip Product Specs
Genus Daucus
Species carota
Variety Nantes Organic
Item Form (P) Pkt of 200 seeds
Days to Maturity 62
Fruit Color Orange
Habit Upright
Seeds Per Pack 200
Plant Height 9 in - 12 in
Additional Characteristics Direct Sow, Easy Care Plants, Edible
Foliage Color Dark Green
Harvest Season Early Summer, Late Spring, Late Summer, Mid Summer
Light Requirements Full Sun
Moisture Requirements Moist,  well-drained
Resistance Disease Resistant, Heat Tolerant, Pest Resistant
Soil Tolerance Normal,  loamy
Uses Beds, Containers, Cuisine, Outdoor

Product Review Summary

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The average rating for this product is 5 out of 5 stars
Overall Rating: 5.0/5.0

Customer Reviews

March 07, 2013

No bad seeds

This shopper rated the product 5 out of 5 stars

I have never had any bad seeds from this company. I have been a customer for several years.


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