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Carrot Early Nantes

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Carrot – Early Nantes 2 

Approximate Seed Quantity: 200

Excellent early maincrop variety. This tapered root is virtually coreless with good texture, colour and flavour. Carrots benefit from good soil preparation for best results. Download sowing guide

  • Dig and till the carrot bed when the soil is fairly dry to avoid creating lumps. You want a fine, stone free, texture to allow the roots to grow long and straight
  • Avoid freshly manured soil as this may cause hairy, rough roots with splits and forks
  • Sow thinly in rows 1cm deep, and 30-40cm in between rows after all danger of frost has passed
  • For very early use sowings can be made in October protected under cloches
  • Thin to 16-20 carrots per 30cm for eating while small and 6-10 carrots per 30cm for mid-season, larger roots.
  • Dispose of the thinned seedlings to avoid attracting carrot fly
  • As they grow earth up soil to ensure they stay covered thus avoiding green tops