|Common Name ||Carrot Early Nantes, Carrot / Daucus carota Early Nantes |
|Height ||From 6 inches to 3 feet |
|Bloom Time ||Year round |
|Difficulty Level ||Easy to grow |
Planting and care
- Try to sow as close as you can to the correct spacing to avoid too much thinning
- Avoid over-watering
- Water when the soil feels dry to touch
- Look for root borer or other pest attack and go for organic at first
Carrot Red care
- Sow your carrot seeds in shallow drills about 2cm deep
- Spacing for carrots is 3-4cm between plants and 20-25cm between rows
- They should start to pop their heads above the ground in approx 17 days
|Sunlight ||Full sun |
|Watering ||Average |
|Soil ||Requires well-drained soil. |
|Temperature ||For Germination 45 to 85 degrees F For growth 60 to 65 degrees F |
|Fertilizer ||Fertilize 5-6 weeks after sowing.Apply any fertilizer |
|Harvest Season ||Carrots
are mature at around 2 and half months and half an inch in diameter.
You may harvest whenever desired maturity is reached. |
You may leave mature carrots in the soil for storage if the ground will not freeze.
To store freshly harvested carrots, twist off the tops, scrub off the
dirt under cold running water, let dry and seal in airtight plastic
bags, and refrigerate. If you simply put fresh carrots in the
refrigerator, they ll go limp in a few hours.
Carrots can be stored in tubs of moist sand for winter use.
Carrot Red special feature
roots are shorter than other cultivars, they have vigorous foliage and
greater girth, being broad in the shoulders and tapering towards a
blunt, rounded tip. They store well, have a pale-coloured core and are
mostly used for processing.
Carrot Red uses
- Carrots are rich in vitamin A, calcium and trace elements decay
- It is popular in many dishes