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 Scarlet Nantes Carrot Seed

**Product Overview**

Todd's Seeds is pleased to offer the Scarlet Nantes Carrot Seed, a classic heirloom variety renowned for its exceptional taste and texture. The Scarlet Nantes carrot is known for producing uniformly cylindrical roots, with a bright orange color, smooth skin, and a fine-grained, crisp flesh. These carrots are sweet and tender with a pleasingly mild flavor, making them a favorite for raw snacking, juicing, and cooking. Their consistent shape and size also make them a popular choice for gardeners who value both aesthetics and flavor in their harvests.

**Planting Instructions**

- **Sowing Time:** Ideal for direct sowing in the spring after the last frost or in late summer for a fall harvest.
- **Soil Requirements:** Prefers well-drained, sandy or loamy soil with a pH of 6.0-7.0.
- **Planting Depth:** Sow seeds ¼ inch deep.
- **Spacing:** Space seeds 1-2 inches apart, in rows 12-18 inches apart.
- **Germination:** Typically occurs within 10-21 days at temperatures between 55-75°F.

**Growth and Care**

- **Watering:** Keep soil evenly moist, especially during germination and early growth.
- **Sunlight:** Full sun is recommended for best growth.
- **Fertilizing:** A light application of balanced fertilizer can be beneficial.
- **Harvesting:** Harvest carrots when they reach desired size, usually 60-75 days after planting.

**Health Benefits**

Scarlet Nantes Carrots are packed with nutritional benefits:

- **Rich in Nutrients:** High in vitamins A, K, and C, and a good source of fiber and potassium.
- **Antioxidant-Rich:** The beta-carotene content provides antioxidant benefits.
- **Eye Health:** Vitamin A is essential for healthy vision.
- **Low in Calories:** An ideal addition to a healthy diet.

**Culinary Uses**

These carrots are incredibly versatile in the kitchen:

- **Raw Eating:** Sweet and crisp, perfect for salads, snacking, and crudité platters.
- **Cooking:** Excellent for roasting, steaming, and adding to soups and stews.
- **Juicing:** Yields a sweet, flavorful juice.

**Easy Recipe: Honey Roasted Scarlet Nantes Carrots**

This simple recipe highlights the natural sweetness of Scarlet Nantes carrots.


- 1 lb Scarlet Nantes carrots, peeled and sliced if large
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 2 tablespoons honey
- Salt and pepper, to taste
- Optional: fresh herbs like thyme or rosemary


1. Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C).
2. In a bowl, toss carrots with olive oil, honey, salt, pepper, and herbs if using.
3. Spread on a baking sheet and roast for 25-30 minutes, until tender and caramelized.
4. Serve as a flavorful side dish.

The Scarlet Nantes Carrot Seed from Todd's Seeds is a superb choice for gardeners and cooks looking for a carrot that is as delightful to grow as it is to eat. Its consistent quality and sweet flavor make it a must-have in any vegetable garden.


1 Packet: 5g

1 Gram ~ 400-1200 seeds

1 Pound ~ 250,000 seeds



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