Carrot
Daucus carota 'Scarlet Nantes'

Family: Apiaceae (ay-pee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Daucus (DO-kus) (Info)
Species: carota (kar-OH-tuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Scarlet Nantes
Hybridized by Harris-Moran
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Category:

Vegetables

Height:

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:

3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

Hardiness:

Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

White/Near White

Inconspicuous/none

Bloom Time:

N/A

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Other details:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Los Angeles, California

Moyie Springs, Idaho

Fort Wayne, Indiana

Albertville, Minnesota

Las Vegas, Nevada

Aston, Pennsylvania

Avondale, Pennsylvania

Fort Worth, Texas

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Gardeners' Notes:

2
positives
2
neutrals
0
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RatingContent
Positive

On Jun 13, 2014, Pitcom from Avondale, PA (Zone 6b) wrote:

Delicious and dependable grower. This is one of my primary carrot varieties that I grow each year. Light, crisp and sweet each and every time. I use it mainly as a juicing carrot in which it is simply divine. I usually space my seeds 2" in every direction.

Positive

On Mar 21, 2007, metallic from St. Catharines, ON (Zone 6b) wrote:

Exactly what a carrot *should* taste like. Fragrant, juicy, sweet and crisp. What more could you ask for? Planting this one again. (St. Catharines, Ontario; Canadian Zone 6b)

Neutral

On Feb 27, 2007, berrygirl from Braselton, GA (Zone 7b) wrote:

SSE offers this description: "Cylindrical roots are 7" long by 1 1/2" wide. Bright reddish-orange flesh, fine grained, nearly coreless. Great flavor, sweet and brittle. Good as baby carrots. Also good for storage, freezing and for juice. Widely adapted, highly selected, uniform strain. 65-70 days."

Neutral

On May 23, 2004, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

An open pollinated Nantes type; an early cultivar with mildew tolerance.