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Carrot 'Nantes 5'

An ideal carrot for small gardens, the roots are good and short with sweet and tasty carrots that are quick to crop.
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6m seed tape, 580 seeds

500 seeds (organic)

5 seedlings

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Details:

Type
Edible Crop
Position
Kitchen Garden
Soil
Broad Tolerance
Height
30cm (12in)
Group/Species
carota
Common name
Carrot
Moisture
Moist but Well-drained
Aspect
Full Sun
Spread
15cm (6in)
Cultivation
Sow direct at 4 week intervals from April-July or under a cloche from March. Sow seed thinly, in a 15cm (6in) strip, not a single line. Thin to 5-7.5cm (2-3in).

Description

An early carrot, whose roots are good, short and so easier to grow. It is sweet and tasty and quick to crop. The first one I sow in my garden and ideal for those with small gardens as it can be grown in a pot.

This produces beautiful long cylindrical carrots about 15cm in length. Inter sow with Spring Onion 'North Holland Blood Red' to deter carrot root fly.

Please note, illustrated packets are being introduced gradually over the coming months, availability may vary.

Care Tips

Water well to encourage germination. Once germinated, carrots should be watered only when necessary to keep the soil moist as excessive water may encourage leaf growth instead of roots. Grow under Enviromesh to protect against carrot root fly.