Daucus carota 'Nantes 2'
Carrot 'Nantes 2'
Daucus carota Carrot 'Nantes 2' is a fast maturing selection, ideal for early sowings under glass in late winter for your first crop of the year. It produces blunt tipped, medium length roots of about 15cm (6in) long. This virtually coreless variety has a rich orange colour and sweet crunchy taste. Height: 30cm (12in). Spread: 15cm (6in).
|Botanical name||Daucus carota|
|Common name||Carrot 'Nantes 2'|
|Plant type||Vegetable Seeds|
|Season of interest||Summer, Autumn|
|Time to maturity||1 - 2 years|
|Ultimate height||0.1m - 0.5m|
|Ultimate spread||0.1m - 0.5m|
|Useful/additional information||Sow seeds from late winter to mid summer in drills 1cm (½in) deep, spaced 30cm (12in) apart. As soon as the seedlings are large enough to handle, start thinning them out so that they are finally 10cm (4in) apart. The last thinnings will provide tender roots just large enough to be used. Harvest mid summer to autumn.|